INSPECTOR GAMACHE RIDES AGAIN

Louise Penny – All the Devils are Here – St. Martin’s Press, 2020 (An Inspector Gamache story) It used to be that movies and television shows relied on books for their inspiration.  These days I’m beginning to suspect that crime/mystery novels are borrowing the techniques of popular television series.   There is the first novel where …

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REMEMBERING REMEMBRANCE DAY

Back in the 1970’s I lived for a time in Oxford, England.  While there I supplemented my lack of income by working as a bookkeeper/receptionist at a boat yard located on an idyllic little spot beside the Thames, just outside the city.  The yard rented canal boats for those that viewed drifting around the inland …

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