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June 2013

Book review: Searching for Captain Wentworth by Jane Odiwe

Authors, Book reviews By June 19, 2013 Tags: , 6 Comments

One of the fun things about being a reader today is sometimes getting the opportunity to meet a favourite author at a book event or getting to chat to them on their blog or through social networking sites. But if they’ve been dead for almost 200 years, this is sadly  – and clearly! – no longer an option. You can only…

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#fridayflash : London Nights

#fridayflash, Prose, Writing By June 14, 2013 Tags: , , 11 Comments

Jane hopes that she doesn’t meet Richard Curtis anytime soon. If she did, she’d tell him exactly what she thinks of his movies. Especially if it were raining when they met. Because Jane notices when it rains in London. Jeez, does anyone not? Yes. Looking at you, Andie MacDowell! Jane doesn’t think that having Hugh Grant’s character, or any other man for…

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#fridayflash : Society

#fridayflash, Writing By June 7, 2013 Tags: , 27 Comments

“No luck, mate?” “Nah, they won’t let me in. Confiscated my membership card, then said I don’t belong. Gits.” “I tell you that Society place used to be alright, you know, but it’s gone downhill. It’s got so they’ll only let a certain sort in, yeah? I remember going there all the time when I was younger. ‘Course it’s changed…

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