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In 'Dunbar,' King Lear is a Media Mogul

Edward St. Aubyn’s latest novel, Dunbar, is the latest entry in the popular Hogarth Shakespeare series — a project of the 2012 relaunch of Virginia Woolf’s publishing house Hogarth Press. 695 more words


Belhaven Bay - surf's up! Geodiversity's up!

Had my first ever trip to Belhaven Bay, just to the west of Dunbar. I’ve been into Dunbar itself to look at the rocks in the harbour area and visited the extensive Carboniferous exposures to the south of Dunbar at… 217 more words


Dunbar, by Edward St Aubyn

Back at the energy level where full reviews are hard but I still want to write about what I’m reading, I’ve decided to try—for probably the seventeenth time—just writing shorter ones. 807 more words


The Importance of Continued Research

By Jennifer Weymark, Archivist

For a number of years, I have been undertaking research into early Black history in the Oshawa area. This inquiry is part of a larger shift in our focus here at the Oshawa Museum. 426 more words


Down the harbour 

The other day I was in Dunbar. Remarkably it was my first visit to my home town in about six months, not out of avoiding the place but just life intervening. 800 more words


Thinking about a wander

Hello again,

Another archive post tonight, this time from 26th April this year, about walking in a dear, perpetual place. Thursday’s couldn’t be more different, a post written on the hoof about Paisley. 916 more words



Thank you, Hogarth Books, for this copy of Dunbar by Edward St. Aubyn.  All thoughts and images are my own.

Synopsis: (as told by the back of the book) 492 more words