Fiona Freer

Writer, historian and speaker

February 2016

Back in time – through our kitchen.

18 Feb , 2016
Created by fiona

Our home is close to Huelgoat, a dream-like village with a lake and forests full of legends. We live high up on the side of a valley, surrounded by farmland and woods. There are just three houses in our hamlet, along with the ruins and remains of three or four others. When we first viewed […]

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Are you a member of a book group?

8 Feb , 2016
Created by fiona

I thought that discussing “A Long Time Dying” in a book group might be fun. I have read books that include a list of discussion points at the back, but I have not yet found one that provides the ideas and intentions of the author in reply to these. So here are some questions that […]

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A great read – “The Next Moon” by Andre Hue and Ewen Southby-Tailyour

1 Feb , 2016
Created by fiona

I have just read “The Next Moon” by Andre Hue and Ewen Southby-Tailyour, published by Penguin Books 2005 – what a book! This was recommended to me by Trev, who was fitting a satellite dish for us at the time. I happened to mention that I was very interested in the French Resistance and their […]

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