Category: Travels with Charlie in Search of French

Fragments of the Metropolis

As the poet-narrator in Europa continues the journey into the third rune, Faux-bourgs, new languages emerge.  These require new metrical structures.  I studied for a long time to discover a suitable metrical shape for ‘Mauer, meaning Wall’.  The metrical structures…

Literary Tourism Book

The book from my research on Simenon, Maigret and Concarneau is now available on the Google Play Book store Mansfield, C. (2015) Researching Literary Tourism, Plymouth, Shadows. 233 pages, 36 colour plates ISBN 9780992857936 View on Google Play Bookstore http://goo.gl/jmoxUU…

Way-tales

I am back from Nantes now and am beginning to make some sense of the voice recordings of my own and, more particularly of the French participants who walked the routes between the grammar school on the street Rue Marie-Anne…

the ghosts of berry pomeroy

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Berry Pomeroy Castle

Berry Pomeroy Castle is one of South Devon’s hidden heritage gems. Easy to drive to from the English Riviera or from Totnes in the South Hams. These are a selection of my photographs from my study of the building’s architecture…