Posts Tagged ‘grayling’

19th November 2007

The Birmingham Book Festival was once a major event but in recent years it has declined into a pathetic populist charade, populated by the latest celebrity biographers, and aimed at boosting Waterstone’s profits as far as one could tell. This year however, it returned with a serious and interesting programme. We would have liked to attend more events but managed only 2 – which given it was in the middle of a bout of Depression was not too bad. (more…)


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Although when I started this blog I only transferred a few¬†entries from their old home, I have decided that the time has come to move over everything that I might want to refer back to in the future. The excellence of the WordPress search facility is another compelling reason for doing this, as is the desire to have everything in one place. So the next few entries will all be very out of date. (more…)

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