Category Archives: Colin Barrett

Treats -Lara Williams

When shopping in Waterstones, have you ever stopped to read the little cards which stand before certain books, resplendent with artfully cultivated handwriting which says ‘I’m interesting, me!’ and exuding gushing praise with today’s most overused (and inapproriate) adjectives: ‘Adorable!’, … Continue reading

Posted in Ali Smith, Colin Barrett, Lara Williams, Shena Mackay | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

‘Up the Junction’ Nell Dunn

  In the late 1950s Nell Dunn and her husband Jeremy Sandford moved to Battersea, south London, to witness what they saw as ‘real life’. Both came from privileged backgrounds – Sandford via public school and Oxbridge, Dunn via her … Continue reading

Posted in Colin Barrett, Jeremy Sandford, nell dunn | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment