Tag Archives: nostalgia

Our senses bring back the past

It amazes me how the senses are so closely connected with our memories. Sean McElgunn, in ‘World Without Women’, writes “…memories were linked in some mysterious combination with all five senses”. Sights, sounds and smells all conjure up memories for … Continue reading

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The Last Day of Summer

I can hardly believe it’s the last day of August today – summer’s already over and, for those of us in Britain, it never really started. We’ve had the worst summer weather (or rather, lack of summer weather) for years. I … Continue reading

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Join me live!

Hope you enjoyed the first stop at http://www.myspace.com/bcrpenpalreunion on my Virtual Book Mini-tour today. It was great to have a chat with Amy. I had to put my thinking cap on to answer her question about the difficulties of setting … Continue reading

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Welcome to Ascroft, eh?

Welcome to my blog, Ascroft, eh? I’m Dianne Ascroft, author and freelance writer, and I’ll post here whenever anything relevant (well, in my opinion anyways) crosses my mind – especially anything that relates to my writing. Are you wondering why … Continue reading

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