Poland in Reality

CHARLIE BRITTEN OFFERS A BRIEF INFORMATION GUIDE TO POLAND If the best things in life are free, the most interesting attractions in Poland cost nothing, or very little. The various Polish governments believe that everyone should be able to see the abomination of the...

The History Makers

WITH ALMOST EVERYONE IN THE UK SALIVATING over the second series of ‘Downton Abbey’, this is the perfect time to write historical fiction. In hard times, such as our current ‘slump’, we indulge in nostalgia. Three of the six book shortlist for the 2011 Man Booker are...

Punctuating Speech

IN THE DOCK FORUM we see more punctuation errors in speech than in other prose, but the rules are actually straightforward. All speech must be contained within quotes. The traditional way is to use double quotes, i.e. “ and ”, but more recently single quotes have...
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