Author Archives: TBM

About TBM

TB Markinson is an American living in England. When she isn’t writing, she’s traveling the world, watching sports on the telly, visiting pubs, or reading. Not necessarily in that order.

A quiet place for exploring and contemplation

Back in 2011, when I moved to Earl’s Court in London, I used to walk through Brompton Cemetery every day with my dog, Miles. I appreciated it since it was a peaceful refuge in my neighborhood. Miles enjoyed not having … Continue reading

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The London Book Fair

The first time I attended The London Book Fair was way back in 2012. And I found it completely by happenstance. At the time, I lived in Earl’s Court and I would take my dog Miles (who sadly passed a … Continue reading

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A picturesque writing retreat

A few weeks ago, I went on a writing retreat in Hull, Massachusetts. Hull is a town in Plymouth County, and it’s located on the southern edge of Boston Harbor. Most people flock to Hull in the summer, and famous … Continue reading

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The weather this summer has been fab

Usually, London summers have a few days here and there of blissful semi-warm temps and sun. This summer​, it’s been consistently hot. I’m not a huge fan of roasting (spring and fall are my favorite seasons), but I’ve been doing … Continue reading

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I’m not a morning person, but my cat is

As I’m typing this blog post, I’m doing my best to wake up fully and I’m on my third cup of tea. I didn’t stay up past my bedtime last night. Actually, I’m trying to get into a better routine … Continue reading

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Spring colors, a new release, and cheap books

It’s been rainy, dull, and gray in London for many days. (I’ve lost count of how many in a row.) The sun pops out for brief spells, but it usually does so when I’m chained to my laptop. By the … Continue reading

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Big book news, between storms, and the Easter…what?

Before I get to the book news, I want to share some photos from my walk on Thursday. Over the past few months, I’ve had some health issues and an injury that has interfered with my daily walks. For as … Continue reading

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