Monthly Archives: December 2014

In praise of Twiglets

I’ve long been an advocate of Victor Hugo’s method of getting things done. He used to get his valet to hide his clothes to make sure he wasn’t tempted to go outside before he was finished. However, in mercy to … Continue reading

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Writing when I’m tired

I am pretty reluctant to write when I’m tired, because I’m afraid that it will turn out sub-par. Also, while my ability to spot mistakes when reading is pretty good, my ability to spot mistakes as I write nosedives when … Continue reading

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Film review: Catwoman

Susan and Ed watch Empire’s 25 worst movies of the last twenty five years. Why are we doing this? That’s an excellent question, let me know if you figure out the answer. It’s difficult to envisage how a movie which … Continue reading

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Review: The Lawyer’s Secret by M.E. Braddon

This small book contains both The Lawyer’s Secret and The Mystery at Fernwood – I’m sure that today they would both be classed as novellas. Mary Braddon was one of the leading writers of Victorian sensation fiction, and having very … Continue reading

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