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Julie Christine Johnson on Tour: In Another Life


Julie Christine Johnson

on  Tour

March 1-10


In Another Life

(Historical Fiction/Contemporary Women’s Fiction/

 Release date: February 2, 2016
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Historical Fiction

How green are these valleys?

I feel like a tranquil post today.

I love how the layers of the last foothills of the Pyrenees change colour as we drive away from the Pyrenees-Orientales up toward the greens and blues of the beautiful Aude valleys. 165 more words


Soup Days

The weather has turned chill and the frost lingers on the rooves of the valley where the sun doesn’t warm them. Hearty soups always appeal to me during weather like this.  304 more words

Fabulous flamenco

The Beziers municipal theatre sits proudly at the upper end of the Allees Paul Riquet.  The Allees is a magnificent public space, a long, wide space, lined by huge plane trees, and bordered by impressive buildings.   808 more words


The Normandie class battleships with quadruple turrets

This article by Henry Le Masson is from Warship International, N°4, 1984. You may want to check the specs for this class against the three sets of projects made by General (Naval Corps) Ferrati for the Regia Marina.

Never Weres

Le Minier, L’Aveyron

Here is a poem written many years ago when I was travelling in Central America researching my doctoral thesis. I remember showing it to Ernesto Cardenal while I was staying in his commune in Solentiname, on one of the islands in the south of Nicaragua’s Great Lake. 479 more words


The Falling Leaves

Version française

Autumn is often a melancholy time as the days shorten, temperatures drop and the first signs of winter approach. And yet 2015 in the Languedoc has seen a most untypical autumn. 509 more words