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Chapter XIII: The slower the fire the better the charcoal.

This is my favourite chapter. (Have I said that before? It’s possible I might have more than one.)

It begins with a casual reference to mature, dignified Captain John turning upside down to look between his knees and the reflection in the lake. 611 more words

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Autumn is here

Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.

Robert Browning
It has been a while since I wrote about the weather, but I feel compelled to do so as we change seasons from Summer to Autumn.   1,172 more words


Swallows, Amazons and Coots Competition Winner!

Here at the Lutterworth Press we recieved a positive response to our Swallows, Amazons and Coots literary competition and would like to extend our thanks to the many entries with their fascinating, fun and most importantly, Ransome-esque adventures. 413 more words

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A Most Lutterworthy Internship

By Lake Falconer

The publishing industry, people will tell you, is a very competitive industry.
Picture a scene for me, yes I know I’m a blog post and I’m being a tad presumptuous, but humour me for a moment. 478 more words

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Arthur Ransome's Other Waters

By Lake Falconer

The lesser known haunts of the Swallows and Amazons

When someone mentions Swallows and Amazons, there’s a good chance that your mind wanders off to the brooding peaks and glassy waters of the Lake District. 575 more words


Swallows, Amazons and Coots: The Launch!

On Friday 23rd September, the Lutterworth team set sail for an Arthur Ransome adventure, featuring author Julian Lovelock, High Sheriff of Buckingham, Millie Soames and the original Titty Walker- best known as Sophie Neville- at the helm! 884 more words