‘On My Radar’

In last week’s Sunday Observer, the actress Fiona Shaw, explained why George Saunder’s latest book is on her ‘radar’: I agree with Fiona Shaw, ‘A  Swim in the Pond in … Continue reading ‘On My Radar’

What do you care about in this story, so far?

I have been reading A Swim in a Pond in the Rain.  In this lovely book George Saunders helps us explore the short stories of four Russians masters. Here I … Continue reading What do you care about in this story, so far?

PATNA within us

Four years ago, almost to the day, I visited this mausoleum. I was exploring a forgotten past. This mausoleum was erected by Dr William Fullerton in 1784 and placed at … Continue reading PATNA within us

CAMPFIRE CONVERSATIONS

Wouldn’t it be lovely to sit around a campfire and listen to a story told by Karine Polwart about supernovas! This, followed by her singing! [As reported in the Scotsman,16 … Continue reading CAMPFIRE CONVERSATIONS