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A Visionary Artist Arrives in Paris


  Have you ever been to Paris? What would it be like to travel there with a visionary artist? What would you see, sense and feel in such an experience? Travel with Alexander Wainwright in search of his muse and The Fate of Pryde. Alexander Wainwright has been retained by the famous philanthropist, Jonathan Pryde, […]

ART and the Phantom Presence


The Trilogy of Remembrance, time travel, CyberSpace, Jake Barnes, characters in novels, The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway, art, painting, landscapes, award winning novels, Alexander Wainwright, First World War.

Was it only a phantom Alexander Wainwright met in that Paris Café?   A tortured spirit rising up from the battlefields of senseless war? Decide for yourself in this CyberSpace adventure. Have we met before in some other time or place? Perhaps in CyberSpace? I’m Alexander Wainwright—a landscape painter by profession. The other night, I […]

ART or ~ NOT ART?


art, different kinds of art, propaganda, commercial art, social commentary, Edward Hopper, Andy Warhol, Ai Wei Wei, toddler on beach, novels

Can propaganda be ART? The question of propaganda has become urgent in this day of “fake news”. When I think of propaganda in art, I immediately think of art from countries with very repressive regimes. Below [right side] we have the Russian worker proudly producing bombs for the defence of the country. The art is so […]

Showdown at the Tate Modern Gallery.


My friend, Charles and I are in the habit of strolling along the Victoria Embankment some evenings.  Tonight he said, “Damn it, Alex? Aren’t you walking rather quickly? I’m getting winded just trying to keep up with you!” I stopped and said, “So sorry! I’m a bit out of sorts tonight, thinking about another artist—perhaps […]

The Two Trilogy Podcast


Podcasts, interviews, Characters in novels, legal suspense novels, writing, literature, Mary E. Martin, The Osgoode Trilogy, The Trilogy of Remembrance, The Osgoode Trilogy.

Two Trilogies and Two Leading Men. EVER WONDER HOW CHARACTERS IN NOVELS ARE BORN? If you listen here you’ll find out how two characters were “born”. I was interviewed on Blog Talk radio by Vonnie Faroqui of Ink Slinger’s Whimsey and we talked about my two trilogies and their leading men. Interview of Mary E. […]

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