Tag Archives: Macclesfield

Grassroots

Well, the Macclesfield Book Fair wasn’t quite the heady bibliographical experience that Roger had promised me, but a dozen hardy souls braved the rain to be there in the queue for the opening. All very amiable, booksellers taking endless trouble to … Continue reading

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Two Members

Earlyish start today (Friday), as Roger and I set forth once more. Important to see and meet members, especially ones I don’t know – so off to Hoylake to Marine & Cannon – and the Nashes. The anchor in the garden gives … Continue reading

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Hotel Kafka : Room 202

The mud was back on the stairs again this morning. Being cleared away by two cheery ladies who appeared to think everything was normal. But it’s not. It’s really not. I still haven’t seen another resident – although I have … Continue reading

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Purple Train

Yes, a purple train was the first thing I saw from the window of my ‘hotel’ when I rolled up the blind in Macclesfield this morning. My local guide and interpreter, Roger Treglown, suggests that I was hallucinating, but in fact … Continue reading

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