Monthly Archives: May 2012

Cornwall in May

The Fowey Festival – the du Maurier Festival – was a real pleasure. It’s interesting for me to be in conversation with someone else – in this case the very competent and engaging Helen Taylor – because for once I … Continue reading

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off to fowey

Just leaving now to catch the train down to Cornwall, weekend with friends and then the Du Maurier Festival on Monday (at 4, for anyone who feels like coming!). I am being interviewed by Helen Taylor from Exeter University – … Continue reading

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nancy centenary

Yesterday would have been Nancy’s 100th birthday – not that I think she would have particularly wanted to reach 100 unless she could have been assured good mental and physical health. But since Amateurs was designed to appear for the … Continue reading

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peter H

At the end of chapter 5, just as L and Nancy arrived in Corfu, I wrote somewhat vaguely (partly because I couldn’t remember where I’d heard it, and partly because it was one of those things that people hear in … Continue reading

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