Author archive for Jane Tomlinson

  • Mar282022

    Meet Margaret, Queen of Callanish

    This blog first published in July 2006. Republish in March 2022. UPDATE: Margaret died in March 2022, aged 80. Read…

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  • Sep272007
    St Remy

    Another postcard from St Remy de Provence

    I’d made my first visit to St Remy the week before to discover places where Vincent van Gogh painted while…

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  • Sep252007

    Postcard from Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer in search of van Gogh

    6 September 2007 In the 119 years since Vincent van Gogh came to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, the village has transformed from a…

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  • Sep242007

    Postcard from Arles: the Road to Tarascon

    9 September 2007  The road to Tarascon heads north out of Arles from Place Lamartine, which in 1888 was the…

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  • Sep232007

    Postcard from Arles: an evening in Arles with van Gogh

    Vincent’s Cafe Terrace at Night today I wanted to eat at La Cafe La Nuit, on the Place du Forum…

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  • Sep222007

    Postcard from St Remy de Provence

    4 September 2007 In May 1889, Vincent van Gogh checked in at the St Paul de Mausole hospital in St…

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  • Sep212007

    Postcard from Arles: a walk in Vincent van Gogh’s footsteps

    2 September 2007 Vincent van Gogh arrived in Arles in the south of France in February 1888 to seek light,…

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  • Jul092007

    Steely Dan, at last!

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    I don't remember exactly when I first heard a Steely Dan record, but I guess it might have been 'Reelin'…

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  • Jun242007
    Rebecca-van-der-Putt

    All that remains

    This weekend was spent scattering the ashes of my best buddy Rebecca who died, aged 38, in January 2007. She…

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  • Jun182007

    The greatest game show on earth

    It’s nearly four months now since trip to south west Africa, and every day I remember a few of the…

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