August 15, 2013

I’m indebted to the BBC’s Books and Author’s podcasts, for giving me the idea for this blog. They recently ran a feature on summer, and its depictions in literature. It struck me just how different the summers in these various locales must be, since the descriptions vary so much, yet are all very evocative. It…

October 27, 2011

My internet friend Pauline writes a terrific blog (perilsofdivorcedpauline.com/) about her life as a divorced mother. Here’s her own description: I am a survivor of a world-class gnarly divorce. My dastardly ex-husband is suing me for full custody of my son, and more time with my daughter. He’s super-rich and I’m super-not. You get the…