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Blog 114 05/09/2022 A Literary World: The History of the MontCapel Hat Factory in France.

Posted on 6 September, 2022

Blog 114 05/09/2022 A Literary World: The History of the MontCapel Hat Factory in France.

A Literary World The History of the MontCapel Hat Factory in France. In August, I had the pleasure of visiting the MontCapel Hat Factory in Montazels in the Haute-Vallée de l’Aude, a region that I discovered was one of the most important hat...

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Blog 113 26/8/2022 A Literary World. An interview with author Alison Morton about her latest novel, Julia Prima.

Posted on 26 August, 2022

Blog 113 26/8/2022 A Literary World. An interview with author Alison Morton about her latest novel, Julia Prima.

A Literary World An interview with author Alison Morton about the launch of her latest novel, Julia Prima.   My guest today on A Literary World, is Alison Morton, an author I’ve known since the time I published my very first novel....

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Blog 112 12/08/2022 A Literary World: The Embroidery Hoop

Posted on 11 August, 2022

Blog 112 12/08/2022 A Literary World: The Embroidery Hoop

A Literary World: The Embroidery Hoop An embroidery hoop is a tool that helps to keep your fabric tightly stretched between its frames as an aid to embroidery or any other form of needlework. Man’s desire for embellishment is an art form that can...

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A Literary World: An interview with Vanessa Couchman

Posted on 30 July, 2022

A Literary World: An interview with Vanessa Couchman

A Literary World An interview with Vanessa Couchman I am honoured to have as my guest today, the internationally acclaimed author, Vanessa Couchman. I have known Vanessa for a few years now. She writes historical fiction with a French flavour, and...

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A Literary World: An Interview with Elisabeth Storrs

Posted on 31 May, 2022

A Literary World: An Interview with Elisabeth Storrs

A Literary World An Interview with Elisabeth Storrs My guest today is Australian author, Elisabeth Storrs, a writer with a passion for the history, art, and myths of the ancient world. After graduating from the University of Sydney in Arts Law, and...

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A Literary World: An Interview with Sylvia Karakaltsas

Posted on 15 May, 2022

A Literary World: An Interview with Sylvia Karakaltsas

A Literary World An Interview with Sylvia Karakaltsas My guest today is Melbourne author, Sylvia Karakaltsas; someone I’ve had the pleasure of meeting on several occasions. Welcome to A Literary World, Sylvia. Tell us about your yourself?...

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A Literary World: An Interview with Annemarie Rawson

Posted on 29 April, 2022

A Literary World: An Interview with Annemarie Rawson

A Literary World An Interview with Annemarie Rawson My guest today is someone I first met because of our shared love of France. Annemarie Rawson is a New Zealander who, together with her husband, Steve, packed up the house later in life, rented it...

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A Literary World: An Interview with Pam Lecky

Posted on 15 April, 2022

A Literary World: An Interview with Pam Lecky

A Literary World An Interview with Pam Lecky My guest today is the highly successful author, Pam Lecky. Pam is an Irish writer of historical fiction with a particular love for the late Victorian era and early twentieth century. I first got to know...

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Blog 106 21/04/2021 A LITERARY WORLD: Minoan Textiles and Costume

Posted on 21 April, 2021

Blog 106 21/04/2021 A LITERARY WORLD: Minoan Textiles and Costume

A LITERARY WORLD Minoan Textiles and Costume The study of textiles is more than just looking at what people wore and used in their daily lives, it is the study of civilization itself. From the very moment when human beings donned a skins to clothe...

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Blog 105 25/3/2021 A LITERARY WORLD: Katerina “Rosa” Botsaris

Posted on 25 March, 2021

Blog 105 25/3/2021 A LITERARY WORLD: Katerina “Rosa” Botsaris

A LITERARY WORLD: Katerina “Rosa” Botsaris Katerina “Rosa” Botsaris (Κατερίνα Μπότσαρη: 1818/20–1872) was a Greek courtier and member of the famous Botsaris family. She was the daughter of Markos Botsaris, one of the most...

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