'The Snow Making Machine' has now officially been published by Europe Books

'The Snow Making Machine' has now officially been published by Europe Books

The book is up on their website Europe Books and go to catalogue, specifically at europebookstore.com/products/the-snow-making-machine-ian-duckworth


Set in contemporary Europe, the kaleidoscopic story follows three characters, one in Stockholm and its island Archipelago, one in Berlin and its sluggish river Spree, and...

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This March I will have been ten years in Girona

This March I will have been ten years in Girona

This March I will have been ten years in Girona. Now even living somewhere I still consider to be my perfect place I have started to look for improvements to my annual calendar - during July and August it really...

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In the deep midwinter, with time on my hands

In the deep midwinter, with time on my hands


In the deep midwinter, with time on my hands, I put together my list of 65 twentieth century symphonies by 65 different composers. If you have time on your hands why not Youtube away and get some idea about the...

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Monstruós

Monstruós

Estàvem en aquell punt on amb les traduccions a temps real ningu necessitava estudiar un altre idioma. De la mateixa manera de que la gent que no entenia massa de cotxes ja no necessitaven conduir-los.

‘Es riurien de mi si sabessin...

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Seasonal story: Monstrous

Seasonal story: Monstrous

We’d reached the point where with real time translation no one needed to learn another language, just in the way most people knew nothing much about the vehicles they didn’t need to drive any more.

‘They’d all laugh at me if...

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How Shakespeare wrote his Plays

How Shakespeare wrote his Plays


How did Shakespeare Write his plays? My own feeling, based on my being a bit of a playwright myself and so able to offer some insight into the practicality of doing such a thing, is from one simple established fact...

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"The Telegraph and Argus" coverage

"The Telegraph and Argus" coverage


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