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  • Peter Kirwan
    Peter Kirwan Wed, 18/11/2015 - 11:15

    One of my current strands of research in Shakespearean performance is how memory works in relation to the use of quotations.

  • Sally Tue, 17/11/2015 - 13:33

    Today is our wedding anniversary. My Husband does not know, and for that I am glad. If he knew, he would be devastated at not having bought and written a card. No-one ever chose cards quite like he did.

  • Neil Chadborn
    Neil Chadborn Tue, 17/11/2015 - 13:32

    Academics are generally discreet about how their initial ideas for a research project develop. There are lots of reasons for this - some are rational, other reasons can seem a little 'paranoid'.

  • Sally Tue, 17/11/2015 - 13:31

    What saddens me most about my husband's incapacity is his loss and deprivation of the things which he enjoyed, and which brought him such pleasure, and enriched his life.

  • Mike Jones
    Mike Jones Tue, 17/11/2015 - 13:30

    Thomas Hoccleve (1367-1426) is among the earliest English writer to leave us an account of his own mental illness. Hoccleve had a great deal to lose not only through his illness, but through the immense difficulties of writing about such an experience.

  • Sally Tue, 17/11/2015 - 13:28

    As it is not easy to get out for any length of time, I now do most of my non-food shopping on line.

    Generally speaking, this works very well, and I have mostly good experiences.

  • Spencer Jordan
    Spencer Jordan Tue, 17/11/2015 - 13:00

    My novel, Journeys in the Dead Season, was published by Macmillan in 2005.

  • Sally Tue, 17/11/2015 - 11:49

    Whilst on my quest for seeking nursing homes which would offer both respite care, and an acceptable standard of care, I visited a place which I will call the Lawns, though it is nothing like that.

  • Sally Tue, 17/11/2015 - 11:36

    The district nurse came today whilst it was all action stations, so once she had attended to Robert's foot, I invited her to sit and write up her notes at the table in the kitchen, so that ablutions could continue in the bedroom.

  • Sally Tue, 17/11/2015 - 11:33

    I was enjoying that blissful time at dawn, when the birds have had to get up for choir practice, whilst you have the luxury of lying in for a bit longer.