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The writer walks out of his workroom in a daze. He wants a drink. He needs it.

Though my father was Norwegian, he always wrote his diaries in perfect English.

To shipbrokers, coal was black gold.

Two hours of writing fiction leaves this writer completely drained. For those two hours he has been in a different place with totally different people.

Unless you have been to boarding-school when you are very young, it is absolutely impossible to appreciate the delights of living at home.

When I walked to school in the mornings I would start out alone but would pick up four other boys along the way. We would set out together after school across the village green.

When I was 2, we moved into an imposing country mansion 8 miles west of Cardiff, Wales.

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