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Susan Barrett
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writer and novelist
writer and novelist

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We’re not quite there yet but the finishing line is in sight.  Our (second) Greek book has an ISBN number and the printer is booked.  We have a few more photographs and sketches to get on digital file.  I’ve just written brief biographies of each of us…
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Long-eared owl scolds Short-eared owl: “Shush!” Short-eared owl warns: “I’m not only short-eared.  I’m short-tempered.” Tawny owl murmurs: “How cute am I …” Barn owl whispers: “I’m so shy, I won’t let anyone take my picture.” Tawny owl wails: “I’ve been…
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A quick preview of Peter Barrett's exhibition November 24th - 28th

  Visit The Garages, Millhayes, Hemyock, Devon to see Peter’s latest paintings.  Here’s a glimpse of what will be on view, Friday November 24th to Monday 27th, closing on 28th.  9.30 am – 6.30  pm daily. Prices on request. Stone circle, near Merrivale,…
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The subject heading came easily to mind, thanks to Mussorgksy.  But this post isn’t about music.  It’s to advertise Peter Barrett’s exhibition to be held at The Garages, Hemyock, Devon, November 24th – 28th, 9.30 – 6.30 daily.  I’ve put a selection of the…
Pictures at an exhibition
Pictures at an exhibition
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http://wp.me/P7IiJu-bq Taking a breath now,  having finished the first draft of our (second) book on Greece.  Next step will be a determined hunt for publishers – Greek, English, American, German.  
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I feel as though I’ve taken part in an obstacle race.  The first big hurdle was to decide whether to take my desktop to my computer doctor for a thorough wash and brush up.  Then when he described all he could do on it, at cost of time and money, I…
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A good level of morale is essential, I find, for writing.   It’s like petrol in an engine.  It fuels the hope, if not belief, that what I write will be read by more people than just my husband (he has to) and a few friends (depending on their good will). …
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Below, I’ve put a couple of links to the first couple of trial spreads for The Garden of The Grandfather.  I’d like to be able to reproduce PDF files on the site,  but I haven’t yet discovered the way to do that. In the time it takes to fiddle with these…
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I decided to have a page on this site with work in progress.  The book in question is The Garden of The Grandfather.  When I started – and isn’t this always the way – I didn’t realise quite how difficult it would be.  I imagined it would be like writing…
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The contents of our book are cooking gently.  Today we had fun putting together a possible cover, using Peter’s watcolour which he painted in the studio from the sketch he did on the spot.
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