My latest translations, The Olive Tree: Leaves, Sins of the Father, Smoke and Mirrors, and Mind Games, all in Portuguese.
Just discovered that my 7 x great grandfather Thomas Hopkin lived to be 96 (1730 – 1826). He lived in Hutchens Point, Nottage, Glamorgan. On 29 May 1762 he married Catherine Rees from St Athan.
In the 1980s, Douglas Adams wrote a book, The Meaning of Liff, in which he applied humorous definitions to place names. He included Nottage: items you store in your shed for years, decide to throw out, only to realise that you need them a week later.
From 1918, ’Marriage Advice to Young Ladies’ from a ‘Suffragette Wife’.
Original pamphlet: Pontypridd Museum, Wales.
In this month’s issue of Mom’s Favorite Reads…
An exclusive interview with author, playwright and journalist Tim Walker featuring his meetings with a range of movie stars
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