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R.I.P. Frank Delaney – charles french words reading and writing

The literary world lost an important figure in late February. Frank Delaney, (October 29, 1942-February 21, 2017) the novelist and historian from Ireland, died at the age of 74. Delaney, … Continue reading

03/05/2017 · 2 Comments

Archive Obituary • CONSTANCE CUMMINGS to BARBARA KEOGH • 2005

Constance Cummings The American-born actress Constance Cummings, whose acting straddled stage and screen in Britain and America, has died at the age of 95. Best remembered now, perhaps, for playing … Continue reading

04/22/2016 · 2 Comments

Five Fascinating Facts about Kenneth Tynan | Interesting Literature

Fun facts about the life and work of the theatre critic Kenneth Tynan 1. He dodged his National Service – possibly by being too flamboyant. When Kenneth Tynan (1927-1980) was … Continue reading

01/11/2016 · Leave a comment

Leonard Bernstein • Quote

Originally posted on A Small Press Life: Books. Art. Writing. Life. Tea.:
“To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not quite enough time.”-Leonard Bernstein (born 25…

08/25/2015 · 2 Comments

Artistic Interpretations of The Tempest: #4-‘Ariel and Caliban’ by William Bell Scott

Originally posted on A Small Press Life: Books. Art. Writing. Life. Tea.:
The Tempest is one of my favourite William Shakespeare plays. I thought that it would be fun to…

07/08/2015 · Leave a comment

Artistic Interpretations of The Tempest: #3-‘Ferdinand and Miranda’ by Edward Reginald Frampton

Originally posted on A Small Press Life: Books. Art. Writing. Life. Tea.:
The Tempest is my favourite William Shakespeare play. I thought that it would be fun to share, in…

07/01/2015 · 1 Comment

Five Fascinating Facts about Samuel Beckett

Interesting Literature The life of Samuel Beckett, told through five pieces of literary and biographical trivia 1. The ominous date of his birth amused him. Born on Good Friday, 13 April, … Continue reading

04/15/2015 · Leave a comment

Why do homosexual writers get right to the essence of relationships?

Originally posted on Chris Hilton ~ Writer:
It hadn’t occurred to me before (I don’t know why) how good homosexual writers are with relationships. I recently watched the film version of…

11/24/2013 · Leave a comment