Note: as there weren't enough respondents for a guest post week, I thought that it would be nice to include this interview, as it's another Blogger's voice. If you've been reading this blog for a while, you'll know about one of the recurring interview segments; Blogging for business. One of my main goals, on an … Continue reading Blogging For Business with Hannah, Rand0mg41.
A few weeks ago, I reviewed Andree's War. (Click here to read.) It's a great book, hence why I wanted to hear from the author, Francelle Bradford White herself: "I began writing the book because my mother Andree became ill with Alzheimer's and someone had once told me that when you are upset about something in … Continue reading Interview: Francelle Bradford White
Gail Crowther is an excellent Sylvia Plath scholar; today, she has a new book out: Sylvia Plath And The Haunted Reader. She took some time out to chat to me about Plath, her new book, and more. Hello Gail, thank you for agreeing to this interview. Hi, my pleasure. Your new book, The Haunted Reader and Sylvia … Continue reading Interview: Gail Crowther on her new book.
Do you remember reading Mizz, the nineties-esque teen magazine, that advised teen girls on virtually every aspect of their life, on a fortnightly basis? I do. But I digress: I remember seeing a feature with Rowan Coleman-about Dyslexia and her novels. I got to meet her earlier this year, and am ever so grateful to … Continue reading Interview: Rowan Coleman talks Writing And Her Love Of QUEEN.
A few years ago, this blog had a complete re-brand; it was promptly renamed Mademoiselle, after two people. They were Sylvia Plath-and the magazine that she had an internship at, inspiring The Bell Jar-and Stacey Duguid, Elle UK Columnist (now a few years ago), writing as Mademoiselle. There was also a lot of pink along … Continue reading Interview: Stacey Duguid,ELLE Columnist.
A while ago-in the run up to Christmas-I reviewed the new(ish) book Conversations With McCartney, by Paul Du Noyer. (Click here to read) But, what does he think, past the book? Hello Paul, thank you for agreeing to this interview. When growing up, did you aspire to be a music journalist? No. I always thought it … Continue reading Interview: Paul Du Noyer, Music Journalist, And Author.
If you've been reading this blog, or like what may be classed as 'folk rock', you'll probably be aware of Lissie: a thirty-something singer from the US, who has just released her latest album, 'My Wild West'. Currently, she's on tour, but stopped to talk to us way back in December. Here, we find out … Continue reading Interview: Lissie on her new album, My Wild West.
A little while ago, way back in December, I posted about a new book, Imagine, by Lesley-Ann Jones. (Click here to read.) She kindly agreed to talk to us about Imagine; here is what she has to say: Hello Lesley-Ann, thank you for agreeing to this interview. Since we last spoke, you've released a book, called … Continue reading Interview: Lesley Ann Jones on her new book, Imagine.
Recently, I was lucky enough to visit Arundel-and explore the town. It was lovely, so thought it worthwhile to share just a few pictures: In a pub where I had dinner, there were all this pictures of English monarchs on the wall-maybe about 100-200? (This is only a small proportion.) Can you identify Henry 7th, … Continue reading Mademoiselle goes to Arundel | My Day Out.
Earlier this year, I was lucky enough to be able to review Hypoxia-the latest Kathryn Williams CD, prior to being released. (The post was scheduled on the blog!) Here, we asked Kathryn all about her career as a singer: When growing up, did you aspire to be a singer/songwriter? No I wanted to be a … Continue reading Interview: Kathryn Williams, singer/songwriter.
I was recently reading American Isis-a book about Sylvia Plath-by Carl Rollyson. For any Plath fan, this is a great read, addictive, etc. From a more journalistic perspective-to use the term very loosely-I wanted to ask Carl several questions; here, he answers. Hello Carl, thank you for agreeing to this interview. How did your book, American … Continue reading Interview; Carl Rollyson, Sylvia Plath scholar.
Kate Betts has recently written her memoir, My Paris Dream, which is largely about living and working in journalism in France. It's quite an enchanting read-one I would recommend. Here, we asked her about the book. Thank ou very much Kate-and amidst Fashion week also! Hello Kate, thank you for agreeing to this interview. How … Continue reading Interview: Kate Betts, Author of My Paris Dream.
A few weeks ago, I wrote about how I'd gone to see Polly Vernon give a book talk with a friend. (Click here to read.) Prior to that, I was working on interviewing the lady herself-about her new book, Hot Feminist-and now you can see her very charming, witty answers: Hello Polly, thank you for … Continue reading Interview: Polly Vernon, Author of Hot Feminist.
Marc Martel is the lead singer of Queen Extravaganza, the brainchild of Roger Taylor (Queen drummer.) Currently, they're on tour-performing 'A Night At The Opera', on par with being the official Queen tribute band. Here, Marc took time out to answer a few of our questions-with a little help from Jordy Van De Bunt (Queen … Continue reading Interview: Marc Martel, lead singer of Queen Extravaganza, the official Queen tribute band.
Dr Gail Crowther is a writer, academic, and researcher, specializing in Sylvia Plath, feminism, and other subjects. She has also co-authored the book Sylvia Plath in Devon (Click here to buy.) Here, we were lucky enough to interview Gail: Hello Gail, thank you for agreeing to this interview. Hi Lydia, you’re welcome, thanks very much … Continue reading Interview: Gail Crowther, Sylvia Plath scholar, writer, and Feminist.