The #Write #Word? Post 30

Struggling to find the ‘right’ word for your writing? You’re not alone. Maybe, in trying to improve my own work, I can help other writers. Today’s words: Waggish/Serious, Wetly, With reference to, Weather the storm, Writer. Antonyms: words that express the opposite of other words can be hard to find, because thesauruses usually give no …

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Landscape and Memory, by Simon Schama: #BookReview.

History 672 pages Art historian, philosopher, raconteur, academic, or proselyte? Simon Schama’s great tome carries elements of all these. One reviewer, quoted on the cover, adds ‘self-indulgent and perverse’, and I’ve no argument with those. There are undoubted instances of the self-congratulatory, ‘I know a lot more than you’, and the academic show-off in this …

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