A Literary World An Interview with Alyson Sheldrake Today’s guest on A Literary World is someone who will whet the appetite of those readers longing to “live the dream”; something that many of us yearn to do and yet never act on. Alyson Sheldrake is an author and painter living in the Algarve in Portugal. […]Read More
Blog 116 A Literary World: 10/07/2023 Martin Engelbrecht: A Collection of Artists, Craftsmen, and Professions Clothed with Their Own Products and Tools
Blog 116 A Literary World: 10/07/2023 Martin Engelbrecht A Collection of Artists, Craftsmen, and Professions Clothed with Their Own Products and Tools Martin Engelbrecht (16 September 1684 – 18 January 1756,) was a German Baroque engraver and publisher who lived in Augsburg, Germany. Both he and his brother, Christian, were printmakers and engravers. Martin engraved […]Read More
A Literary World An Interview with John Martino Welcome to a Literary World. Today I am bringing you something a little different. All of us are aware of the Olympic Games. It has such a rich history. In antiquity, winners had victory poems, ‘Odes’, written in their honour by famous poets, and they were immortalized […]Read More
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 manufacturing areas in the world in its heyday. MontCapel opened its doors […]Read More
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. Alison writes award-winning thrillers featuring tough but compassionate heroines. Her nine-book Roma Nova […]Read More
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 be traced back to as early as the Iron Age, and […]Read More