Monthly Archives: October 2014

Arthur’s Eventful Weekend, by Mike Horwood

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I recently read Mike Horwood‘s new novel, Arthur’s Eventful Weekend. I liked it very much. It’s a deceptive book — much more than the casual narrative style lulls you into believing. It’s experimental yet accessible and, considering nothing much happens, a …

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Poetry and Love

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On a personal note, over the past short amount of time, both of my sons have become engaged to wonderful women. We at Chez Guiney couldn’t be happier, but the writer-in-residence here can’t help from being a bit contemplative, as …

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Photos from Finland

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What is it about time? Yes, I know — it flies. We had been planning our writers’ tour of Finland, and now it’s all over. It was wonderful to spend so much time in the company of such excellent writers. …

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Workshop Results from Tampere, Finland

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This has been a fantastic tour, and a busy one: 3 readings, 2 school workshops, lots of talking and eating and drinking. When I get frustrated by the difficulties of this writing life, I do need to remember how much …

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Finland!

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I’ve been invited by the wonderful poet and novelist, Mike Horwood, to spend most of next week giving readings and school workshops in Finland along with another favourite poet and novelist, Noel Duffy. FinnBrit, aka The Finnish British Society, are …

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