S.D. Crockett

S.D. Crockett

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January 01, 1969




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Sophie D. Crockett was born in 1969. She graduated from London University’s Royal Holloway and Bedford New College with a degree in Drama and Theatre Studies.

On leaving university she travelled to Russia as a timber buyer in the Caucasus Mountains but after the birth of her son in 1996 she returned to the East Coast of Suffolk where she spent five years restoring a derelict Ancient Scheduled Monument - a Martello Tower on the mouth of the River Deben.

After moving to a smallholding in Tunstall Forest and with her son now at school, she started a business selling walnut gunstocks from Eastern Armenia.

Currently living in the beech forests of the Montagne Noir of Southern France, she still regularly travels to Armenia buying timber. Her experi...more

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Last night I re-watched Any Human Heart - a television adaption of William Boyd's masterpiece of a book that deals with the life of a man, Logan Mountstuart: his loves, luck and the various mishaps of his existence.

I wrote a poem on ageing for a book I was working on, never used it in the book of course, but the sentiment remains.

The Good in the Grain. In the shed,Where the wood dri... Read more of this blog post »
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“Sadness and love and pain, they're easy to feel- but not luck.”
S.D. Crockett, After the Snow

“That's the kind of thing people always thinking. They always got to see some sort of scary thing in everything.”
S.D. Crockett, After the Snow
tags: fear

“I’m gonna sit here in my place on the hill behind the house. Waiting. And watching.

And nothing moving down there.

The valley look pretty bare in the snow. Just the house, gray and lonely down by the river all frozen. I got to think what I’m gonna do now that everyone gone.

But I got my dog head on.

The dog gonna tell me what to do. The dog gonna help me.

The house look proper empty – don’t it, dog?”
S.D. Crockett, After the Snow


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