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The Magic of Travel and Writing.


night time cafe

#travel #creativity #novels #art #magic #writing Magic in travel? You must be kidding! All we hope is to get there and back safely. When we consider the long lines, the cancelled flights, the rude security staff and the cramped seats, don’t we all feel a lot like cattle being pushed and prodded from A to […]

Two Women and the Tarot Cards


Vermeer, Girl with a pearl earring, novels, mystery, suspense, The Trilogy of Remembrance, Night Crossing, The Fate of Pryde, The Drawing Lesson, London,

            #novels #suspense #mystery #literary #art #artists #Tarot cards It all began with a reading of the Tarot Cards. Oh, by the way, we’ve met before. I’m Alexander Wainwright, the one who strolls the Victoria Embankment just outside my studio on many evenings.  My author, Mary E. Martin, insists on […]

Alexander searches Venice for Rinaldo [Part 5/10 of Rinaldo’s Art Project]


On my first night in Venice, I found a café not far from the hotel, where violinists played Vivaldi—that brilliant Venetian who composed music centuries ago. I sat outside on the patio and had a wonderful view of the Grand Canal. I ordered veal with lemon and a glass of Chardonnay. Venice leads inexorably to […]

Rinaldo’s Art Project [a mystery in ten parts]


Can characters in novels escape their book pages and take over the web? Yes indeed! Just watch Alexander Wainwright and Rinaldo from The Drawing Lesson, the first in The Trilogy of Remembrance break loose and tell their own stories in their own voices. Why not? Don’t we all believe in freedom of speech? Alexander is Britain’s […]

THE GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM IN BILBAO, SPAIN


How often do you visit a gallery where the architecture, the building itself, is the art on display? Yes indeed, architecture can be intriguing, interesting, enlivening and sometimes even stunning but I’ve only visited one art gallery where it didn’t really matter what was on display inside. It’s the structure itself which captures the imagination […]