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Priests and Religious men

Priests and Religious men Religion in the UK is apparently on the decline yet it features in a few novels – in fact a surprising number. For example in novels authored by TSL writers,...

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The perils of sailing

I’m intrigued that so many think sailing is easy, but maybe that’s more to do with my personality and the books I’ve read. Over recent years, a number of books about the ordeal of...

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Chimney Sweeps

Chimney Sweeps Little did I know when I met Paul Ross at the TSL sponsored Meet the Author Day that I was meeting a chimney sweep: a real live chimney sweep! I’d read about...

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Aristocracy: a developing theme

Aristocracy: a developing theme Despite today’s ideas of equality, the Aristocracy still features strongly in literature. Suprisingly, in a number of books published by TSL. For this list, we turn things around adding a...

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A Jewel(l) of a find

A Jewel(l) of a find Back in 2016, I worked with the Jewell family editing their grandfather Norman Parsons Jewell’s manuscript recalling his time On Call in Africa in War and Peace, 1910-1932. It opened...

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Tartan Books

Tartan Books A collection of books featuring The Tartan… in the title The Tartan Turban The Tartan Pimpernel The Tartan Detectives The Tartan Legend Thanks Pablo for the image

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Bee Books

Bee Books Bees are incredible little creatures and as diverse as mankind if you ask me. The African bee has a reputation of being more dangerous that the British one and the humble bumble...

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National and International Days – May

Have you noticed that there’s virtually something being commemorated, celebrated, remembered or highlighted every day of the year internationally? Here’s a list for April (courtesy of the UN, Days of the Year; Wikipedia) Month...

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Moon Pics

A perfect way to end the day, a moonlit glass of Cabernet, a toast, “to the moon Alice”! pic.twitter.com/tYq9zLws8M — James Kevin O’Connor (@jameskevinoconn) 6 April 2018 When #Moon looks like a #Cricket Ball...

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Books and Wales

The following books published by TSL are set in Wales or mention the region. The Adventures of Rhys: About Beatrice There seems to be a growing genre of Welsh writers, or perhaps I’m being...