Notes From a Broad

New Northwoods Novel: Ruby's Last Resort, coming soon!

July 20, 2015

Tags: Ruby's Last Resort, northwoods, Sara Rath, new novel, Star Lake

What's the big deel about speling, anywae?
Now that I've completed the final draft of the historical novel I've been researching for a very long time [Seven Years of Grace: the Inspired Mission of Achsa Sprague] to be published in March 2016, I'm delighted to return to contemporary fiction where I can play with stories in my head and not be so concerned with the difficult demands of facts, time and place. Ruby's Last Resort will feature characters from my previous northwoods novels (including Ginger), and (more…)

At Home With Terry Jones

July 19, 2014

Tags: Monty Python, Terry Jones, Sara Rath, Airwaves, WHA Television

At Home With Terry Jones

3 August, 1983. London -- Grove Park, Camberwell. The last in a line of red brick row houses. Our taxi driver had been disappointed that we were not going to visit John Cleese, “that crazy man." Instead, I was interviewing Terry Jones – who, I assured our driver, was pretty crazy, too. My daughter Laura, then 19, was mortified to be seen as tagging along but, like her brother and mother, was a devoted fan of Monty Python’s Flying Circus, first introduced to American television in 1974. We'd been touring France and the UK for nearly a month. (more…)