Between 1965 and 1970, I studied at Highgate School (founded 1565). Its main Victorian gothic building perches on the summit of Highgate Hill. About two fifths of a mile south east of the school, an architecturally unexceptional late Victorian residential building stands on Cromwell Avenue (number 65). Although this brick edifice may not look special, it harbours the ghosts of a lesser-known episode in the history of India’s struggle for independence from the British Empire. The only thing that…
Albanian people live all over the Balkans and in the Middle East, not to mention those who have migrated to Western Europe and the USA in the last two centuries. After being ruled by a series of foreign invaders over the millennia, some of them now live in independent countries, which are governed by Albanians: the recently formed Republic of Kosova ('established' 2008), and the longer-established Republic of Albania ('established' 1912). Adam Yamey's book, "Rediscovering Albania", is about the…
HAPPY CHRISTMAS & ALL THE VERY BEST FOR 2015!
I have not been so active on Ipernity during 2014 because I have been concentrating on my writing, but this does not mean that I have not been taking pictures on my camera. I will try to get around to posting them eventually. In the meanwhile, enjoy the Festive Season!
I have been neglecting Ipernity quite a bit, but have not forgotten about it. I could say that I have been busy with work and my writing, but that does not excuse my neglect.
I want to wish everyone a very happy new year.
“ Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson: you find the present tense, and the past perfect! ”
So said either Owens Lee Pomeroy OR Robert Orben, or maybe both!
Adam Yamey visited Yugoslavia frequently over a period of more than 20 years. He criss-crossed the country from the caves of Slovenia to the peaks of Mount Trebević in Bosnia, from the lake at Mljet to that in Ohrid, from the ramparts of Dubrovnik to those of Kalemegdan in Belgrade, from Marshal Tito’s birthplace in Kumrovec to Alban…
EXCERPTS FROM A NEW REVIEW OF "ROGUE OF ROUXVILLE" By Adam YAMEY on
"The Rogue of Rouxville” is an atmospheric and beautifully written historical novel which captures the spirit of the time and people remarkably well."
"I was impressed at his authentic portrayal of the characters, some of which were painted so vividly and full of color that I felt I had known them all of my life"…
to read a good review of my latest novel, "ROGUE OF ROUXVILLE".
Buy the novel on Kindle:
Q: What will £2 ( € 3, US $ 3) buy you at STARBUCKS, CAFFE NERO, COSTAS, COFFEE REPUBLIC, or APOSTROPHE, or at any other café?
A: A cappuccino (small), a cup of tea, an espresso, or maybe even a latte.
By all means enjoy one of these whilst you read ROGUE OF ROUXVILLE on your KINDLE.
My novel " ROGUE OF ROUXVILLE " is an adventure set in southern Africa during the 1870s. The hero, Jakob Klein, gets himself into hot water trying to support his ever g…
A NEW HISTORICAL NOVEL by ADAM YAMEY
It is 1877.
Jakob Klein, a liberal-minded Jewish pioneer from Bavaria, has been living in the small town of Rouxville in the Orange Free State in southern Africa for well over a decade.
He will try anything to support his wife and young family. His questionable business ethics often cause him to sail close to the wind. This time, he has sailed far too close, and his life has capsized. His dubious dealings have lost him his home…
I have just joined an interesting looking web-based forum for those who enjoy reading. It is called Goodreads, and is on www.goodreads.com/ . My ID on this site is "Adam Yamey" ( www.goodreads.com/adam_yamey ), and it would be great to share my reading interests with yours.
Please let me know your Goodreads ID if you join up.