Travels with Charlie in Search of French

Fragments of the Metropolis

May 29, 2017 |

As the poet-narrator in Europa continues the journey into the third rune, Faux-bourgs, new languages emerge.  These require new metrical structures.  I studied for a long time to discover a suitable metrical shape for ‘Mauer, meaning Wall’.  The metrical structures of Hopkins’ ‘The Wreck of the Deutschland’ are extremely demanding for the English performer.  Consider […more]

Literary Tourism Book

May 24, 2017 |

The book from my research on Simenon, Maigret and Concarneau is now available on the Google Play Book store Mansfield, C. (2015) Researching Literary Tourism, Plymouth, Shadows. 233 pages, 36 colour plates ISBN 9780992857936 View on Google Play Bookstore http://goo.gl/jmoxUU Amazon http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B015QEL7RE DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.4212.9441 Hardback version http://www.lulu.com/shop/charlie-mansfield/researching-literary-tourism/hardcover/product-22182652.html Short url to blog post on toureme https://goo.gl/b8GZ26

Way-tales

May 22, 2017 |

I am back from Nantes now and am beginning to make some sense of the voice recordings of my own and, more particularly of the French participants who walked the routes between the grammar school on the street Rue Marie-Anne du Boccage and Breton’s Parc de Procé in Nantes during my ERASMUS+ Mobility week with […more]

the ghosts of berry pomeroy

Mar 6, 2017 |

Learn more of Devon’s castles at this WordPress blog… https://catcastles.wordpress.com/ Toureme.net is having a Spring Clean.  Please join the free profile service Gravatar and add a portrait photo of yourself if you are a subscriber to this blog: Travels in Search of here on the Toureme Net – next month subscribers without an image on Gravatar […more]

Berry Pomeroy Castle

Feb 24, 2017 |

Berry Pomeroy Castle is one of South Devon’s hidden heritage gems. Easy to drive to from the English Riviera or from Totnes in the South Hams. These are a selection of my photographs from my study of the building’s architecture between August 2011 and January 2014. Follow Toureme.net or read more on Devon castles at catcastles.wordpress.com .