Category Archives: Dorothy’s Posts

Food for Thought

Dorothy Cannell: A couple of months ago I wrote about going through my bookcases looking for books I’d saved years ago with the thought I might one day reread them.  Mostly these were romantic suspense or gothics.  I lined them up … Continue reading

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Old Friends

Dorothy Cannell: I’m looking forward to attending this year’s Malice Domestic in a few weeks and browsing around the book room will as always be a big treat.  Knowing I’ll come home with a loaded bag (or more likely bags) of … Continue reading

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It All Started With . . .

Dorothy Cannell: I came home from school one afternoon when I was six and told my mother our class was having a play.  It was Red Riding Hood and I had been chosen to play her.  The result was delightful, she … Continue reading

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Possible Second Thoughts

After a hiatus, and surgery, Dorothy Cannell rejoins us this month          It’s insufficient to say I’m a dinosaur living in this ultra-techno age.  I’m whatever came before Brontosaurus and his kith and kin.  I picture blobs of gray Jell-O with … Continue reading

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When You Try, But Only a Little

Dorothy Cannell: Last Saturday evening my husband, Julian, and I attended our neighborhood’s monthly pot luck.  The host provides the entrée and everyone else brings a side dish.  Usually I feel morally obliged to put my best foot forward with a … Continue reading

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If It Rhymes?

Dorothy Cannell: My mother’s birthday is coming up.  She was born on September 5th, 1910, and I have been combing through memories of what made her magical.  She loved poetry, could recite whole stretches of Tennyson and Longfellow.  Also in her … Continue reading

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Food for Thought

Dorothy Cannell: I only began reading Georges Simenon’s Maigret novels a year or so ago when Penguin began republishing them and I came across some at Left Bank Books in Belfast.  Since then I have devoured one every chance I get.  … Continue reading

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