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Haven’t I promised a write-up about the wonderful University College Falmouth post-graduate MA course?  In case your curiosity is overwhelming, here is the low-down. It is:   Brilliant.  Fantastic.  Inspiring.  Exciting.  Practical.  Challenging.  Life-changing. I’m writing from the perspective of … Continue reading

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Charles Dickens: Happy Birthday

I can’t let this day pass without saying something about Charles Dickens – surely as much a part of our national heritage as Shakespeare, and very likely accessible to more people. Today – 7th February 2012 –  is the bicentenary … Continue reading

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Feeding the map addiction

A Family History Fair seemed a good way to spend a grey Sunday afternoon yesterday, as  I needed some material for a study I’m making of opportunities for writers and editors in family history.  This turned out to be a … Continue reading

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..the morning after

Last night, or rather this morning, to bed around 4 a.m. and heard the first bird – a cuckoo.  No euphoric haze of re-election because all three of the LibDem councillors standing for re-election were wiped out – as were … Continue reading

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