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Violet Jacob's diaries from India 1895 - 1900

A year ago I went to India for the first time. My wife was talking about her book, Dance with Fireflies, the story of her Anglo Indian grandmother, at the wonderful Kumaon Literary Festival. 528 more words

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The Fictional Diary: Another Way to Structure Your Novel

I wrote recently about some of the basic choices writers must make when they first begin to write their novel – tense, point of view and perspective – and another of those basic choices is the format of the book. 782 more words

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The journals of Celia Fiennes

I came across Celia Fiennes about 20 years ago on a visit to Broughton Castle near Banbury.

She was an amazingly independent and curious woman who travelled around England from around 1682 to 1712 in a series of ´tours´. 316 more words

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Two diary presents

An extra benefit of my new blog is that when it comes to birthday presents, it´s made life a bit easier. So last week I received these two diaries. 31 more words

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Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, and Revolution

Samuel Pepys is my favourite diarist and an inspiration so when in London last week I had to visit the exhibition. It’s in Greenwich, along the river east of the city. 381 more words

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