Archives for the month of: May, 2019

Thanks to Sally Cronin for sharing one of my posts in her #Potluck series of posts from bloggers’ archives.

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Welcome to the series  Posts from Your Archives, where bloggers put their trust in me. In this series, I dive into a blogger’s archives and select four posts to share here to my audience.

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I am delighted to begin a series of four posts from the blogs of Olga Nunez Miret, author and translator who I can highly recommend. For her first post I have selected one from 2016, from a trip that Olga made to her home town Barcelona.

La Mercè in #Barcelona and a few visits. Hospital de Sant Pau and Palacete Albéniz

I thought I’d share a few pics from my recent visit to Barcelona. As you know I visit quite often for family reasons, but this time, I was there for La Mercè, that’s a festival in honour of the…

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#TuesdayBookBlog DO NO HARM #charity boxset of #Medicalthillers. Unmissable. – Hi all: An author and blogger whose work I love, Christoph Fischer, made a call for bloggers (check it here) to share his newest project, the boxset DO NO HARM where 17 authors have joined forces to support a very good cause, AniCira. I think most of you will be familiar with many of the

#Bookreview 2,000 YEARS OF MANCHESTER by Kathryn Coase (@penswordbooks). Packed with facts and curio, a fun read and an excellent reference book – Hi all: A book I thoroughly enjoyed for this Monday. 2,000 Years of Manchester by Kathryn Coase. This is not a chronological history of Manchester with lists of facts and figures. Rather, it is an eclectic mix of fact, fiction, legend and myth which presents the history of Manchester from its beginnings as a Roman

#TuesdayBookBlog #FURIOUS HOURS: MURDER, FRAUD, AND THE LAST TRIAL OF HARPER LEE by Casey Cep (@cncep). Wonderful! – Hi all: I bring you a book that is getting a fair amount of attention, well-deserved, in my opinion. Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep. A great book about a great writer and a mystery (or several). ‘A triumph on every level. One of the losses to

#Bookreview THE NAPOLEONIC WARS: AS ILLUSTRATED BY J J JENKINS by J J Jenkins (@penswordbooks) . A great collectable and beautiful reproduction of a fine book – Hi all: I bring you something pretty different today. I don’t know why, but I could not resist this book (perhaps because I’m fascinated by antiques…) The Napoleonic Wars: As Illustrated by J J Jenkins by J J Jenkins. Originally published as Martial Achievements of Great Britain and Her Allies From 1799 to 1…

#Bookreview The Golden Age of Science Fiction: A Journey into Space with 1950s Radio, TV, Films, Comics and Books by John Wade (@penswordbooks) #sci-fi – Hi all: I’m sharing a review for another of Pen & Sword’s books today, one that I think will delight many of you. The Golden Age of Science Fiction: A Journey into Space with 1950s Radio, TV, Films, Comics and Books by John Wade. Wonderful illustrations, gloriously nostalgic and charming. John Wade grew up in

Christoph Fischer, author and blogger extraordinaire, is looking for bloggers interested in charing the charity boxset “Do No Harm”. Do join in!


Our multi-author charity “Do No Harm” box set is looking for promotional gigs. I was wondering if any of you would be willing to host us on your blog – I’m looking for one a week for the next ten weeks. Let me know if any of you would be interested. I have always space on my blog, if nothing else I can re-blog posts that are important to you in exchange.
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#TuesdayBookBlog The Dark Web Murders (The Inspector Sheehan Mysteries Book 4) by Brian O’Hare (@brianohare26) A first-rate challenge for those who love a bit of detecting #Bookreview – Hi all: I bring you the review of the next book in a series that has quickly become one of my favourite police procedurals. The Dark Web Murders (The Inspector Sheehan Mysteries Book 4) by Brian O’Hare I AM NEMEIN. I AM EMOTIONALLY DETACHED FROM MY KILLINGS. I AM NOT, THEREFORE, A MU…

#Bookreview LIVE SHOW, DRINK INCLUDED – COLLECTED STORIES by Vicky Grut (@VickyGrut) @HollandParkPres) A diverse collection of beautifully observed and written stories #short-story – Hi all: I don’t read many short-stories these days, but this collection is a must. Live Show, Drink Included – Collected Stories by Vicky Grut Fiction. Short Stories. For the stories in this collection Vicky Grut takes inspiration from a range of often ordinary situations and explores h…

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