ONLINE MIXED MOSS INDEXES AND DESPATCHES LIST – PART 2

 

Entries up to 2015 compiled by Peter Hyland

Up to date as at December 2017

© Alan Hakim 2017

 

Subjects

 

 

A

 

Abbot Hall Museum

Cataloguing AR’s effects, 1997(S), 17

Collection of AR objects discussed, 2012, 4

 

Abercrombie, Lascelles

Friendship with AR, 2005, 57

 

“Able sailor”

Device for disabled sailors, vol 1 no 3 (1992), 50

 

Altounyan

Aleppo, Adakanberli, TARS visit, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 4

Annisgarth School, 2007, 27

Bank Ground Visitors’ Book, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 13

Brigit. See ‘Brigit Sanders’

Family, visit to, by H Catling, 2002, 16

Hospital at Aleppo demolished, 2001, 78

Susie, an appreciation, 2003 (S), 4

Syrian boathouse found, 2006, 77

Taqui–

adieu and farewell, 2001, 84

family reminiscences, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 18, 1995, 37

illustrated letter to, 2001, 80

T E Lawrence connection, 2003 (W), 35, 2004, 11

Titty, appreciation by Brigit, 1998(W), 14

“Titty Mouse & Tatty Mouse”, 1998(W), 30

 

Amazon (boat)

Alive & well, progress report, vol 1 no 3 (1992), 49

Another Amazon, 2003 (S), 29

First voyage after restoration, vol 1 no 3 (1992), 3

Renaming, speech by Brigit, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 3

RN frigate, 2000(S), 11

Sailing in, after restoration, 1998(S), 12

See also Mavis

 

Amazon Publications

About Amazon publications, 2013, 92

 

Amazons

G & P Smith as models for, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 12, 1998(S), 36

See also ‘Blackett’ and ‘Nancy’

 

Anagrams

AR book titles, of, 2001, 64

 

 

B

 

Baltic

AR & “The Riddle of the Sands”, 2007, 94

AR’s sailing in, chronology, 2002, 49

Arthur’s Adventures in Eastern Europe, 2017, 41

Lights & buoys in, 2000(S), 28

Sailing in, report by AR, 2000(S), 25

See also Racundra

 

Bank Ground Farm

C Jolly remembers, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 12

Page from Visitors’ Book, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 13

Rebuilding of boathouses, 2010, 59

 

Barrable, Mrs

In the footsteps of, paintings by N Peglitsis, 2005, 47

 

Beckfoot

Another possible, 1998(S), 34

House of, ownership etc, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 55

Interior layout, 2012, 64

 

Bibliography

Addenda and corrigenda, 2001, 53

 

“Big Six”

Farland disciplined, 1999(W), 11

Fishing in, vol 1 no 3 (1992), 18

Real Norfolk Boat-builders in, 2011, 25

Title mystery, 2000(S), 27

 

Birds

Ransome’s use of, 2007, 102

Species mentioned in the books, 2013, 9–13

 

Blackett

Blackett girls remember, 1997(W), 59  1998(S), 41

Blacketts and Turners, family facts, 2010, 45

Desda Blackett, D Fairlie Bruce character, 2000(W), 9

“Molly Blackett speaks”, 2008, 51

 

Blakeholme

Voyage to, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 46

 

“Blue Treacle”

AR story, vol 1 no 2 (1991), 35

 

Boats

AR and the 300 Best, 2013, 38

AR’s own. See under name

AR the yachtsman, 2001, 27

Hillyard yachts, 2003 (S), 5

Modelling Ransome boats, 2013, 70

Ransome at sea, 2013, 38

See also Sailing

 

“Bohemia in London”

‘Pass the Chocolate’, 2017, 49

Proofs, 2007, 52

Meaning of ‘Bohemian’, 2015, 41

Thoughts on reading, 2007, 54

 

Bookshelf

See ‘Reviews’

 

Bowler, Tim

Inspired by Ransome: Tim Bowler, Carnegie Medal winner, 2016, 31

 

Brigit Sanders

Adieu & farewell, 2000(S), 46, 2000(W), 46

Amazon, speech at renaming, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 3

 

Britten, Benjamin

Possible connections with AR, 2000(W), 3

 

Brotherton Collection

Excerpts from correspondence in, 2006, 17

 

 

C

 

Camping

AR’s ideas on, examined, 2002, 57

 

Canals

AR and, 2004, 37

 

Cape, Jonathan

Margaret Colwell memoir, 2008, 34

 

Captain Flint

Character sketch, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 45

Flag, 2000(S), 33

Many faces of (foreign illustrations), 2011, 66

Stout Feller, 1998(W), 62

 

Carter, Helene

Illustrator of AR’s books in US, 2009, 47

 

China

AR’s 1927 visit, 2004, 41

 

Coch-y-bonddhu

History & appeal, vol 1 no 3 (1992), 40 (reprinted 2017, 117)

Sailed by AR & the Russells, 2008, 20

Sails again, 1995, 20

Scarab, as, first meeting with, 1999(S), 54

Update 1993, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 71

Update 1995, 1995, 2

Update 1999, 1999(S), 29

 

Collingwood

Castle on Peel Island? 1996, 43

Family, reminiscences by Taqui, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 18

Family traditions, 2011, 39

Ransome and Collingwood families, early connections, 2002, 8

Thorstein of the Mere, correspondence with C Ransome, 2002, 8

W G, & AR, relationship, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 52

 

Coniston

AR display panel in waiting-room, 2001, 41

C Jolly remembers, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 12

Coniston Institute, AR and, 2011, 42

Memories, 2005, 80

Old Man. See ‘Kanchenjunga’

Sailing memories, 1997(S), 26

Ruskin Museum, AR connection, 1997(S), 12

 

“Coot Club”

In pursuit of Tom Dudgeon, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 14

‘Pass the Chocolate’, 2017, 49

Real Norfolk Boat-builders in, 2011, 25

“Reed pheasant” – identity? 2010, 29, 63

Teasel’s voyage in, distance calculation, 1997(S), 17

Titmouse, BBC film boat, 2014, 99A

Written in haste? 2010, 23

 

“Coots in the North”

Synopsis of continuation, 2009, 7

 

Copyright

Black spots and how to avoid them, a reminder, 2009,2

 

Czech Republic

AR Club, 2001, 65

Letter to TARS from a Czech devotee, 2009, 4

Publication of AR books in, 2001, 67

 

 

D

 

Dick

Bird book identified, 2005, 35, 2010, 21

Chemical procedures in “Pigeon Post”, 2006, 24,25

Demonstrably useful, 1999(S), 62

Fieldwork library, 2010, 21

Rawdon Smith inspiration for, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 12,  1997(W), 57

 

Dorothea

A Modern-Day, 2009, 39

Cookbook, 2005, 90

Neglected & under-rated?, 1995, 30

Receives warning, 1999(W), 62

 

Dowsing

AR speaking from experience? vol 1 no 3 (1992), 34
Titty and the Hazel Wand, 2016, 65

 

 

E

 

Egypt

AR in, the murder of the Sirdar, 2014, 55

“From Our Special Correspondent … The Journalism of AR in Egypt”,
                                                                        (review), 2016
, 73

 

Esperance

See ‘Houseboat’

 

Estonia

AR’s house at Lahepe Bay, 1997(W), 6

AR unsung hero in, 1999(W), 31

Edouard Wirgo, AR’s friendship, 1999(S), 21

Pre-war independence, AR’s influence, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 38

 

Evgenia Ransome

See ‘Ransome, Evgenia’

 

 

F

 

Feminism

TARS Lit Rescue Operation, 1996, 47

 

First edition AR

Prices of, 2014, 99

 

Fishing

Two stories by AR–

Introduction, 2001, 20

‘On a Certain River’, 2001, 21

‘The Other Sort of Pike-Fishing’, 2001, 23

 

Fram

See “Winter Holiday”

 

Fullerton, California

Ransome Collection at, 2000(W), 33

 

 

G

 

Gnosspelius

Janet, a tribute, 2010, 56

Oscar, pioneer aviator, 2002, 94

 

Goblin

Modelling in 4mm, 2006, 56

 

Great Aunt

Character sketch, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 14

 

“Great Northern?”

Fantasy or reality? vol 2 no 1 (1994), 48

Gaelic language and community in, 2013, 63

In search of, visit to Lewis, vol 1 no 3 (1992), 51

Myles North. See ‘North, Myles’

Nature notes – GN divers, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 8

Revisited, from Stornoway Gazette etc, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 7

Scottish law of trespass, 2011, 10

Talk on, by K Thomson, transcript, 2003 (S), 46

Wolf in sheep’s clothing? 1997(W), 56

 

Griffiths, Maurice

Magician of the Swatchways, 2002, 45

 

 

H

 

Hart-Davis, Adam

My local hero, 2001, 93

 

Hart-Davis, Rupert

Biography review, 2005, 103

Friendship with AR, & tribute, 1999(S), 25

Tribute by Hugh Brogan, 2000(W), 47

 

Hill Top

AR at home at (photos), 2014, 48, 52 103

The Ransomes’ house, 2014, 45

“The Twilight Years, Volume I – Hill Top”, M Ratcliffe, ed. (review), 2017, 63

 

“Hints to Travellers”

Published by Royal Geographical Society, 2006, 14

 

Horstead Centre

TARS sponsorship report, vol 1 no 2 (1991), 54

 

Houseboat

Esperance at the WSM, 2003 (S), 9

Esperance model for, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 28,  1998(S), 34

 

 

I

 

Illustrations, AR’s

An illustrator’s reflections, 2012, 24

Chapter headings & sketches in SD, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 27

Landscapes in SA, 1996, 20

Omissions from, 2011, 68

Worth a thousand words? 2014, 72

 

Ivy. See Ransome, Ivy

 

 

J

 

Japan

AR & Japanese connections, 1997(W), 31

ARC Journal, extracts, 1997(W), 33

Japanese editions of AR, 1995, 55

Letter from Lake Hibara-ko, 2003 (W), 15

Tar’s visit to Tokyo, 1996, 15

 

Jemmerling

Character study, 2015, 54

 

 

John

Cadet Walker & HMS Conway, 2000(S), 9

Survey of Secret Archipelago, 2003 (W), 26

 

 

K

 

Kanchenjunga

A view of Kanchenjunga, 2017, 10
Choice of name by AR, 1996, 56, 57

Climb with T Nakayama, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 21

International Expedition 1930, Times report, 2002, 34

Old Man, Matterhorn and, links, 2002, 23

S&A’s route traced, 2005, 12

TARS ascent 1991, vol 1 no 2 (1991), 50

Untrodden peak, 1996, 54

 

Kinel, Lola

AR in Russia, memories, 1997(S), 32

 

Kipling

Influence on AR, 2010, 14

Kipling and Ransome: Fairy Picts, Ancient and Modern, 2011, 30

 

“Knight on Sailing”

Influence on AR, vol 1 no 2 (1991), 16

 

Knots

Bowline, AR’s use queried, 1997(S), 51

Spliced or served? 1998(W), 20

Used in SD, diagrams, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 40

 

 

L

 

Lakeland novels

How big was the Lake? 2013, 56

Invented place-names, 1996, 66

Ransome in Lakeland, 2005, 68

Statistical view of Lake District bases, 2010, 36

Use of Lake District names, 2009, 53

 

Lakes

Views and postcards, 2008, 2

 

Lakeside YMCA

Family visit, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 13

S&A-type junior holiday, vol 1 no 2 (1991), 56

 

Lapwing

Cutter, description, 1995, 11

 

Latin

Virgil’s Aeneid, passage translated, 2013, 30

 

Latvia

Riga Maritime Links Exhibition, 1999(S), 34

 

Lawrence, T E

Relationship with Altounyans, 2003 (W), 35, 2004, 11

 

Leeds

Birthplace plaque appeal, vol 1 no 3 (1992), 59

Family home, TARS visit, 1997(S), 4

North, AR’s connections, 1999(S), 11

 

Library

AR, building, 2000(W), 31

Petrograd in 1917 (acquisition), 2016, 43

TARS, 2003 (W), 52, 2008, 34

 

Literary Weekends

1997, Rydal, report, 1997(W), 22

1999, Cambridge, report, 1999(W), 51

2001, Durham, report, 2001, 61

2003, Greenwich, report, 2003 (W), 10

 

Longitude

Computation of, in AR’s books, 2000(W), 23

 

Low Ludderburn

“AR” returns, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 51

 

Lupton, Arthur

1924-2009, a tribute, 2009, 42

 

 

M

 

Manchester Guardian

AR’s articles in. See ‘Saturday Articles’

AR’s mission to Egypt for, 2014, 55

 

Marryat, Captain

Influence on AR, 1998(W), 23

 

Mavis

1939 and 1941, 2011, 49

Franklin-Eldridge Boatyard, 2000(S), 18

Preservation of, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 16

See also Amazon

 

“Missee Lee”

Astronavigation in, 2003 (S), 62

Bird culture & fanciers in China, 2000(S), 21

Dramatising, 2004, 18

I Sailed with Chinese Pirates, 1998(W), 3

Madame Lai – the real ML? vol 1 no 2 (1991), 47, (reprinted 2017, 96), 1998(W), 3

Memories of, & Macao, 1997(W), 15

ML and Longitude, 2000(W), 23

ML’s holiday, 2001, 69

Search for “Thlee” Islands, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 54

Sextant at 70, 1997(W), 53

 

Mixed Moss

The first years remembered, 2015, 4

 

 

“Moby Dick”

Comparison with AR stories, 1995, 42

 

 

N

 

Nancy

An Irish, 1999(S), 15

Another Nancy heroine, stories by D Fairlie Bruce, 2000(W), 9

Give Nancy her Due, vol 1 no 3 (1992), 15 (reprinted 2017, 108)

Great Aunt Nancy, 2015, 13

Illustrating, 1995, 22

Jun. TAR’s image, 1995, 64

Liberating (poem), 1996, 42

Type of grandmother she would have become, 2015, 51

 

Nancy Blackett (vessel)

First year, 1998(S), 32

History of, 2006, 42

Life aboard, 1998(W), 16

Sailing in, impressions, 2006, 41

Success of appeal, 1997(S), 40

Surprise trip for STA cook, 2003 (W), 43

Trust, aims and methods, 2008, 40

 

Nansen

Igloo, “Winter Holiday” inspiration? 2005, 27

Ransome, Nesbit and, 2013, 43

 

Natives

Cash and class, 2007, 44

Missing, 2007, 34

Native post, 2009, 18

 

“Nature Books for Children”

Three examples preserved, 2009, 26

 

Nesbit, E

Plot similarities with AR, 2003 (W), 40

Ransome, Nesbit and Nansen, 2013, 43

 

North, Myles

Full story (inspiration for GN?), 1998(W), 32

Letters behind GN?  1999(S), 3

Recorder of bird song, 1999(W), 44

“The Nandi Cub”, offered to AR, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 46

 

North Pole

Interview with member of owning family, 2011, 81

Original site, 1999(W), 30

Quest for location, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 41

 

 

Notes and Queries

Anansie origins, 1998(S), 47

Annotating AR, 1999(S), 59

AR & the CWAAS, 1996, 77

AR nods, missing year, vol 1 no 2 (1991), 60

AR on audio-cassette, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 63

AR widows, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 61

Astronavigation in ML, 2003 (S), 62

Aynhoe & Aynho, 1996, 78

Before TARS, 1997(W), 61

Biographical database, 1997(W), 61

Brigit and John remembered, 2001, 93

BS, light on, 1999(W), 62

“Cargoes 97” (poem), 1997(W), 62

Cocky Little Boat, 2000(W), 53

Dr Dolittle & Miss Chafee, 1997(W), 60

Dymock Poets, SOS, 1999(S), 62

Everybody’s own “Lake”, 2003 (S), 61

Fire on High Topps, inspiration, 2001, 94

Harry Witherby, ornithologist, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 61

“Hauled in mainmast”? (SD), 1996, 79, 1997(W), 56

I think you ought to know, 1997(W), 55

In a Foreign Port (Flushing), vol 1 no 2 (1991), 58

Kipling compared with AR, 1999(S), 59

Lakes, English, genealogy, at Lancaster University, 2000(W), 55

Malcolm Saville’s Lone Pine books, 2003 (W), 63

Morse Code, significance of “AR”, 1995, 61

‘New Yachts of the Year’, 2000(W), 55

‘Owden’ Virus, 2000(W), 53

Pipe-smoking, occurrences in the books, 2004, 63

Postcard from AR, 1998(S), 48

Psychobabble, 1999(S), 62

Pyrite or Pyrites? 2003 (S), 61

Ransome Fever (poem), vol 1 no 2 (1991), 60

Readers’ mental furniture, 1998(S), 48

Reprints, 1998(S), 49

SA: a Canadian introduction, 2003 (W), 61

SA and flying boats, 2002, 94

Signalling to TARS (amateur radio), 1998(S), 47

Speedy, vol 1 no 2 (1991), 59

Trojan’s tyres, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 61

Wenden Sambo, 1995, 62

 

 

O

 

Obituary

Alastair Anderson, 2003 (W), 6

David Rye, 2004, 61

 

Owdon, George

Frequent mis-spelling, 2000(W), 53

Society, infiltration, 1997(S), 20

 

“Oxus, the Far-Distant”

Hull & Whitlock books examined, 2002, 65

 

 

P

 

Palmer, Greg

Appreciation, 1997(W), 3

 

Paperback

AR in, 1998(W), 26

Red Fox new edition, covers assessed, 2001, 49, 50

 

Patterns

Some Presidential, 2004, 3

 

Peel Island

Collingwood’s Castle? 1996, 43

TARS visit to, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 48

 

Pennywhistle

Robert Clarke, maker, 2000(S), 15

 

Pemmican

The Pemmican Story, 2017, 22

 

“Peter Duck”

Bermuda as Crab Island, 1998(W), 44

Crab Island: its location, geology, volcanoes & earthquakes, 2014, 62

Crab Island revisited, 1995, 4

Peter Duck and Titty Walker, 2007, 19

Volcanoes in Peter Duck?, 2016, 48

Wild Cat. See Wild Cat

 

Peter Duck (vessel)

A Childhood on, 2011, 15

A Valued Family Member, 2017, 59

For sale, 1998(W), 57

Sailing qualities, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 36

The Marine Bath-Chair Afloat – Peter Duck, summer cruise, vol 1 no 2 (1991), 30 (reprinted 2017, 91)

 

Petrograd

Petrograd in 1917, 2016, 43

 

“Picts, The, and the Martyrs”

Dating story by moon positions, 2003 (W), 44

Favourite book, 2014, 79

Firefighters’ Coach Horns and the GA, 2016, 37

Forgotten story, 2001, 71

Literary note on the Dog’s Home, 2003 (S), 27

Not welcome at all, 2001, 73

Translating Kipling’s Regulus, 2010, 14

 

“Pigeon Post”

Carnegie Medal awarded, 1999(W), 60

Chemistry of, 2006, 22

Lake District pigeons, 2000(S), 20

Oscar Gnosspelius, pioneer aviator, 2002, 94

Preparations, 2011, 72

Pyrite or Pyrites? 2003 (S), 61

Reading for radio & tape, 1995, 45

The Cave Motif in Pigeon Post, 2017, 27

Titty and the Hazel Wand, 2016, 65

 

Piracy

Môr-leidr – the Real Terror of the Seas, 2005, 2

The Real Women Pirates, 2003 (S), 11

 

Primus stove

Types and operation, 2015, 69

 

Pterodactyl

In the ship’s library of, 2012, 52

 

 

R

 

Racundra

Cruise in wake of, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 4

First charts, 1996, 59

First Cruise followed, 2011, 54

In search of, in Riga, 2006, 30

Last cruise, in wake of, 1996, 35

Leading beacons, New Zealand version, 2008, 44

Meaning of? vol 2 no 1 (1994), 60,  1995, 63

New Racundra? Baltic journey, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 62

Racundra’s Last Cruise, 2016, 11

“Ransome at Sea”, comments, 1996, 77

Roogo, visit to island, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 40

“Travels of a Nonentity” by I Hunt, extract, 2008, 10

 

Railways

AR an enthusiast? 1998(W), 21

AR’s railways today, 2011, 44

Commander Walker’s train, 2012, 18

 

Ransome, Arthur

“Aladdin”, version of, 1997(S), 27

Aldeburgh Festival, asked to lecture at, 2000(W), 3

Arthur’s Adventures in Eastern Europe, 2017, 41

Articles by. See Saturday Articles

Aunts Jessie & Edith, 1998(S), 2

Beirut, discovered in, 2006, 83

Birds, use of, 2007, 102

“Blue Treacle” story, extract, vol 1 no 2 (1991), 35

Books, joy of reading, 2010, 12

Books on, collecting, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 30

Boulton (maternal) relations at Seend, 2002, 12

Brief autobiography (1934), vol 1 no 3 (1992), 11 (reprinted 2017, 106)

Broads correspondence in 1940, 2007, 84

Carnegie Medal for PP, 1999(W), 60

Children, as a writer for, 2012, 28

Collingwoods, relationship with, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 52, 2002, 8

Compare and Contrast – the differences between the Broads and Lake novels, 2017, 37

“Desert Island”, story, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 10 (reprinted 2017, 78)

Dowser, as, vol 1 no 3 (1992), 34

Drawing by Jan Leiman, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 23

Duke of Redonda, as, 1998(W), 18

Early, Five Notes, 2011, 39

Edward Thomas, friendship with, 2010, 49

Estonia, in. See ‘Estonia’

Evocative words: personal thoughts, 1997(W), 29

Exhibitions at Edinburgh and Kendal, 2000(W), 42

“Eyewitness” article, 2000(S), 23

Fairy tales, significance of, in AR’s work, 2002, 83

Father, loss of, literary interpretation, 2001, 42

“Financial Proposition, A: A Sentimental Story” 2002, 76, 77

First fan-letter, 2011, 42

Friends and relations, 2011, 61

Grandfather, maternal, E B Boulton, 1998(S), 17

Grange-over-Sands, nursing home 1965, 1999(W), 37

Great great grandfather – a Quaker? 2007, 50

Great Hartbarrow, 2005, 78

Headaches and ailments, 2006, 3

Hillyard yachts, 2003 (S), 5

Holland, in, 2003 (S), 15

Honorary degree, 2007, 72

Illustrations. See ‘Illustrations, AR’s’

Inspired by Ransome: Tim Bowler, Carnegie Medal winner, 2016, 31

Introductory essay to “Stories by Hoffmann”, 2010, 48

Journalism in Russia, 2004, 21

Lascelles Abercrombie, friendship with, 2005, 57

Leeds, in. See ‘Leeds’

Letters from, appeal for, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 66

Letter to the Editor (Dione Venables), 2017, 70

Mental furniture, 1997(W), 49

“New Yorker” 2013, in, 2014, 77

Old men, treatment of, 2007, 108

Other authors compared, 1996, 26

Paperback, in, 1998(W), 26

Paris, in, 2015, 40

‘Pass the Chocolate’, 2017, 49

Pen portrait by D McCulloch (Uncle Mac), 2002, 63

Poem by, unpublished, 2011, 40

Postcard from, eight books are enough, 2006, 10

Pipe-smoker, 2003 (W), 36, 2006, 85

Prose and Integrity, the character of AR, 2016, 25

Railway enthusiast, 1998(W), 21

Regional author, as, 2011, 79

 ‘Reunion’ of AR characters, 2000(W), 17

Rickman, Dr John, poem written for, 1997(W), 40

“Riddle of the Sands” influence, 2007, 93

Ruskin glimpsed by, 1997(S), 12

Russia, in. See ‘Russia’

Sailing Cocky with the Russells, 2008, 20

“Sailing in Baltic”, report by, 2000(S), 25

Saturday Articles. See ‘Saturday Articles’

Sea, at, 2013, 31

“Secret Life of AR”, BBC production, 2007, 90

Settings threatened, 1996, 32

Signatures, 2011, 12, 2012, 17

Society. See ‘TARS’

Tea with, in 1950s, vol 1 no 3 (1992), 5 (reprinted 2017, 100)
The Making of the DVD: a long and winding road, 2017, 15

Time, master of, 2005, 71

Tolkien compared, 2002, 86

Toys: objects that mattered, 2012, 4

Tributes in books by other authors, 2006, 64

Trotsky and, Nova Scotia connection, 2002, 15

Unlikely Readers, 2016, 62

Visit & chess game with, 1997(W), 5

Writing in the wake of, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 26

Yachtsman, 2001, 27

“You supply the plot . . .”, 1999(S), 2

 

Ransome, Cyril

Connections with W G Collingwood, 2002, 8

 

Ransome, Evgenia

‘Arthur and Genia’, addresses to TARS AGM 2000–

Berry, John, 2001, 11

Berry, Judy, 2001, 15

Kelsall, Dick, 2001, 17

Ledgard, Cecily, 2001, 7

Lupton, Arthur, 2001, 3

Lupton, Helen, 2001, 6

A woman much maligned? 2006, 34

Letter from AR in 1931 reproduced, 2012, 35

Letter to TARS member, vol 1 no 2 (1991), 61 (reprinted 2017, 97)

 

Ransome, Ivy (née Walker)

Complex personality, 2015, 44

Wedding of AR and Ivy: new information, 2015, 31

 

Ransome, Tabitha

Birth of, 2015, 45

Part of story or coincidence? 1999(W), 18

 

Rattletrap

AR’s Trojan, 2010, 38

The real, 2004, 58

 

Reval – see Tallinn

 

Reviews (books)

“A Lakeland Saga – the Story of the Collingwood & Altounyan Family”,
                                                                        J Collingwood,
2013, 17

“Another Country” - Guide to Lake District Children’s Books, J Mackenzie, 2008, 62

“Approaching AR”, P Hunt, vol 1 no 3 (1992), 43, 2014, 44

“AR: A Bibliography”, W G Hammond, 2001, 87

“AR: A Bodley Head Monograph”, H Shelley, 2007, 124

“AR, Afloat in Lakeland”, W R Mitchell, 2016,76

“AR and Captain Flint’s Trunk”, C Hardyment, 2008, 58

“AR and the World of the S & A”, R Wardale, 2000(W), 49

“AR on Fishing”, J Swift, 1995, 50

“AR on the Broads”, R Wardale, 2013, 81

“AR’s Family 1649-1975”, J Andrews, 2012, 69

“AR’s Lake District”, J Sparks, 2007, 125

“AR’s Long-lost Study of R L Stevenson”, K Nichol Findlay (Ed), 2011, 86, 2012, 38

“AR Under Sail”, R Wardale, 2010, 63

“Arctic Expedition Handbook”, C Furse, 1998(W), 58

“Before a Peak in Darien”, A Ransome, ed. P Crisp, 2008, 60

“Best of Childhood”, Amazon Publications, 2005, 102

“Black Bart’s Treasure”, P Carradice, 2007, 127

“Black Waters”, J Jones, 2016, 78

“Blood Red Snow White”, M Sedgwick, 2007, 125

“Bosie: Biography of Lord Alfred Douglas”, D Murray, 2000(W), 52

“Cambridge Guide to Children’s Books in English”, ed V Watson, 2001, 91

 “Child that Books Built”, F Spufford, 2002, 93

“Children’s Fiction 1900 – 1950”, J & J Cooper, 1998(W), 60

“Chimes from Wooden Bell” T Altounyan, vol 1 no 2 (1991), 45

“CN, CC & BS”, Red Fox series: vol 1 no 4 (1993), 58

“Collecting Our Thoughts”, ed M Ratcliffe, 2016, 78

“Discovering Swallows & Ransomes”, J Berry, 2004, 62

“Drawn at a Venture”, P Crisp (ed.), 2015, 19

“Edward Baker Boulton”, J H Edwards, 2005, 104

“Fair Cops & Glow-worms: More of AR’s Fishing Articles”, 2011, 87

“From Our Special Correspondent … The Journalism of AR in Egypt”,
                                                                        N Endersby-Harshman, 2016, 73

“Generic Building Blocks: the Forebears of AR”, M Ratcliffe, 2012, 69

“Ghosting Home”, J Jones, 2012, 34

“History’s Greatest Heist: Looting of Russia by the Bolsheviks”, S McMeekin, 2009, 59

“How did Long John Silver Lose his Leg?” D Butts & P Hunt, 2014, 53

“How the Heather Looks”, J Bodger, 2000(S), 58

“If a Pirate I Must Be: True Story of Bartholomew Roberts”, R Sanders, 2007, 128

 “In Aleppo Once”, T Altounyan, vol 1 no 2 (1991), 45

“In Footsteps of S & A”, C Kendall-Price, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 59

“In Search of S & A”, R Wardale, 1996, 73, 2006, 92

“Jibbooms & Bobstays”, Amazon Publications, 2003 (W), 55

“Life of AR”, H Brogan, vol 1 no 3 (1992), 47

“Literary Trails: Writers in their Landscapes”, C Hardyment, 2000(W), 51

Nancy Blackett: Under Sail with AR”, R Wardale, vol 1 no 2 (1991), 41, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 63

“Night in Luxembourg Gardens”, R de Gourmont, trans. AR, 1999(W), 56

“Pirates”, C Rees, 2003 (W), 60

“Old Peter’s Russian Tales”, A Ransome, 2003 (W), 54

“Old Peter’s Russian Tales and The Battle of the Birds and Beasts”, A Ransome, 2017, 65

“Out of Essex – Re-Imagining a Literary Landscape”, J Canton, 2013, 88, 90

“Racundra’s First Cruise”, AR, ed B Hammett, 2003 (S), 59

“Racundra’s Third Cruise”, B Hammett, 2002, 91

“Ransome at Home”, C E Alexander, 1996, 72

“Ransome at Sea”, 1995, 48

“Ransome Blue Water Sailing”, 1999(S), 58

“Ransome Broadside”, Amazon Publications, 2005, 102

“Ransome in China”, D Jones, Amazon Publications, 2006, 91

“Ransome in Estonia”, C E Alexander, 2003 (W), 54

“Ransome in Russia”, C E Alexander & T Verizhnikova, 2003 (W), 53

“Ransome the Artist”, 1998(S), 43

“Ransome’s Foreign Legion”, 2009, 62

“Reading Series Fiction: From AR to Gene Kemp”, V Watson, 2000(W), 50

“Red King’s Dream” (Lewis Carroll), J Elwyn Jones, 1997(S), 50

“Renewed Enthusiasms”, R Dingle, 1999(W), 57

“Roger: Life & Achievements of Dr Roger Altounyan”, R Dingle, 2003 (W), 59

“Rupert Hart-Davis: Man of Letters”, P Ziegler, 2005, 103

“Russian Roulette”, G Milton, 2013, 18

“Sailing Round Russia”, W Clark, 2006, 94

“Signalling from Mars”, AR’s letters, ed H Brogan, 1997(S), 44

“Six Weeks in Russia 1919” etc, AR, vol 1 no 3 (1992), 46

“SA” Colouring Book, Amazon Publications, 2005, 103

“Sur Les Traces d’Arthur”, M Ratcliffe, 2003 (W), 56

“Swallows, Amazons and Coots”, J Lovelock, 2016,71

“The Boat in the Bay”, A Kennedy, 2017, 66

“The Broken Bell”, A Kennedy, 2017, 68

“The Last Englishman: the Double Life of AR”, R Chambers, 2009, 60

“The Lion of Sole Bay”, J Jones, 2014, 42

“The Making of Swallows and Amazons”, S Neville, 2015, 72

“The Pink House”, A Kennedy, 2017, 69

“The Salt-Stained Book”, J Jones, 2011, 85

“The Secrets of Filming SA”, S Neville, 2015, 72

“The Swallows and the Amazons”, 1997(S), 48

“The Sword of St Cyprian” (& other stories by Violet Needham), 2003 (W), 58

“The Twilight Years, Volume I – Hill Top”, M Ratcliffe, ed, 2017, 63

“The Vikings and Victorian Lakeland”, M Townend, 2010, 62

“The World of Arthur Ransome”, C Hardyment, 2012, 59, 2013, 4

“Thorstein of the Mere”, W G Collingwood, vol 1 no 2 (1991), 44

“Those Eco Pirate Kids”, J Tucker, 2015, 75

“Those Snake Island Kids”, J Tucker, 2013, 22

“Unlikely Voyage of Jack de Crow”, A J Mackinnon, 2004, 62

“Voyage with Nancy Blackett”, 1998(S), 44

“War Guests Trilogy”, K Pearson, 1999(W), 59

“Where It all Began, Origins of SA”, P Marshall, vol 1 no 2 (1991), 43

“Wings of the Wind”, R Seccombe, 2003 (W), 57

“Witnesses of Russian Revolution”, H Pitcher, 1996, 75

“Writing the Thames”, C Hardyment, 2016,75

 

Reviews (stage, screen and audio)

“Awfully Big Adventure” (BBC TV), 1998(S), 45

“Death or Glory” (play), R Thomas, 2014, 94

“Peter Duck” on tape, read by G Woolf, 2002, 92

“Red Skies” (play), I Cutting, 2016, 81

“SA” Series – Unabridged, read by G Armstrong, 2014, 81

“SA: the Musical” (2011), N Hannon (music), H Edmundson (script), 2012, 88, 89

“SA: the Musical” (2013-14 version) (1), 2014, 91

“SA: the Musical” (2013-14 version) (2), 2014, 92

“SA”, BBC Radio 4 play, 1999(W), 54

“SA” on tape, read by G Woolf, 1998(W), 60

Tatty and the Russian Spies: Review of the 2016 SA film, 2016, 56

“The Homing Stone” (CD), H Lupton, 2012, 82

“SD” on tape, read by G Woolf, 1999(W), 55

“WD” on tape, read by G Woolf, 1997(S), 47

 

Riga

Arthur’s Adventures in Eastern Europe, 2017, 41

Visit to, in search of Racundra, 2006, 30

 

Royle, Russell

Obituary, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 3

 

Rugby School

Head Master’s speech 1999, 2000(S), 29

 

Russell, Josephine

Tribute by R Wardale, 2008, 20

 

Russia

AR, British secret agent? 2002, 4

AR, Russian perspective, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 24

AR Soviet secret agent? 1996, 63

AR’s journalism, 2004, 21

Arthur’s Adventures in Eastern Europe, 2017, 41

Memories of AR by Lola Kinel, 1997(S), 32

St Petersburg. See St Petersburg or Petrograd

 

 

S

 

Sailing

Amazon, in. See Amazon

Baltic, in. See ‘Baltic’

Boat weights & sail areas, 1999(W), 10

Broads sailing made easy, 2003 (S), 22

Chinese rig, 2010, 30

English Channel, 60 foot ketch, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 30

Franklin-Eldridge Boatyard, 2000(S), 18

Hampton School, at, 2011, 3

Hillyard yachts, AR and, 2003 (S), 5

Jubilee Sailing Trust boat Lord Nelson, voyage in, 2002, 42

Racundra’s Last Cruise, 2016, 11

Ransome at Sea, 2013, 31

Ransome the Yachtsman, 2001, 27

Round Selsey Bill in AR’s wake, 1997(W), 25

SB Xylonite, 2000(S), 54

Seamanship exam paper, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 15 (reprinted 2017, 81)

South Atlantic, long voyage to, 2005, 10

South Coast, by AR, 2007, 8

South Sea Schooners and Barquentines, 2009, 30

Taught by Ransome, 2008, 15

Week in Lord Nelson, 1995, 26

Windermere Steamboats & Museum, AR panels, 2003 (W), 8

 

St Petersburg

AR in, dwellings etc, 1996, 4

AR locations, visit to, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 20
Arthur’s Adventures in Eastern Europe, 2017, 41

Children’s Book Centre, 1995, 14

Petrograd in 1917, 2016, 43

 

Saturday Articles

“Drawn at a Venture” (collection of articles), review, 2015, 19

“Fairies”, 1997(W), 12

“First Impressions”, 1995, 56

“Indestructibles”, 2015, 29

“On Writing Saturday Articles”, vol 1 no 3 (1992), 37

“Reading Aloud”, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 10

“Thorstein’s Country”, 2015, 25

“Windmills”, 1997(W), 10

 

School

Holidays, AR’s stories set in, and outside, 2014, 69

 

“Secret Water”

Amazons as gatecrashers? vol 1 no 2 (1991), 13

Amazons in, impending war, vol 1 no 3 (1992), 31

Another secret in, 2012, 78

Another ‘Wade’ a long way from Essex, 2011, 21

Birdwatcher’s Year in SW area, 2011, 7

Busk family remembered, 1995, 8

Did AR intend to stop after SW? 2006, 10

Eel password deciphered, 2007, 114

In defence of, 2013, 41

Secret Archipelago, thoughts on John’s survey, 2003 (W), 26

Secret Waters run deep, 1999(W), 27

Tensions of growing up in, 2002, 72

When Did They Happen?, 2017, 53

 

Seend

AR’s maternal relations at, 2002, 12

 

Selena King

Alive & well, 1997(W), 20

Grabs her Chance, 2000(W), 21

In Bermuda, memories, 1998(W), 42

Photograph, 2014, 4

Selina King comes home, 2017, 50

 

Sewart, Dave

Tribute by C Hardyment, 2008, 7

 

Sex

AR & question of gender, 1997(W), 37

Imaginary conversations–2, 1996, 24

On quarter deck, John v Nancy etc, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 34

 

Signals

Mars, to, origins & future, vol 1 no 3 (1992), 27

 

Skating

“Winter Holiday” techniques, 2004, 8

 

Slug

Mistaken identity, 2001, 39

 

Smith

Georgina & Pauline, Amazon models, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 12,  1998(S), 36

Rawdon, at Cambridge, 1997(W), 57

 

“Souls of the Streets”

AR’s essay scanned and reproduced, 2015, 59

 

Stevenson, R L

AR’s draft biography in Brotherton Coll, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 50

 

Susan

Character sketch, vol 1 no 3 (1992), 21 (reprinted 2017, 111)

 

Swallow

Another Swallow, 2003 (S), 29

A Swallow’s tale (history of AR’s dinghy), 2014, 24

Burgees, direction of bird, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 39

Dimensions, 2014, 38, 39

Drawings of, side and overhead, 2014, 29, 33, 37

Original, 2011, 41, 2014, 24

Original, search for, vol 1 no 2 (1991), 9

Recreating (building replica), 2014, 32

Reputedly built by Crossfields, 2012, 57

Returns to Secret Water, 2001, 37

RN patrol vessel, 2000(S), 11

Search for original, vol 1 no 2 (1991), 9

 

Swallow II

Swallow’s Tale (Swallow II Purchase & restoration), vol 1 no 2 (1991), 6 (reprinted 2017, 87)

Voyage at Salcombe, 1997(W), 42

 

“Swan and her Crew”

C. Davies book, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 69

 

“Swallowdale”

A Special Copy, 2000(W), 28

Chapter headings & sketches, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 27

Date of, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 59

Kanchenjunga. See Kanchenjunga

Knots used in, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 40

Missing pages, 2007, 75, 2008, 19

On first looking into, 2007, 79

Optimism of, 2014, 10

Overland to the Amazon, Nancy’s route, 2003 (W), 18

Plot, absence of, 2014, 5

Swallowdale (location), discovery and authentication, 2014, 17

The Secret Valley – Miterdale as Swallowdale, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 24 (reprinted 2017, 82)

 

“Swallows and Amazons” series

See also names of individual books

The Big Five, 2016, 4

Rereading Ransome, 2016, 45

 

“Swallows and Amazons”

Discovering Swallows & Ransomes, 2007, 84

Dramatic versions and casts, 2007, 88

Favourite book, 2014, 78

Film, BBC programme celebrating, 2003 (S), 18

His Name was Ernie … the BBC 1963 TV                         film, 2017, 4
Hungarian, in, 2006, 59

Intellectual and physical diets of characters, 2005, 82

Landscapes in, 1996, 20

Lighthouse tree, 1997(S), 22

Novels, pattern of disappointments, 2012, 42

Origins of, 1997(W), 45

Painting Swallows and Amazons, 2016,19

Radio version, 2007, 91

Series, as Epic, 2013, 24

Welsh version, first page, 2005, 98

 

Syria

See Altounyan

 

 

T

 

Tallinn

Arthur’s Adventures in Eastern Europe, 2017, 41

 

TARS

AGM Reports

Horning, 1997, 1997(S), 56

Ipswich, 1991, vol 1 no 2 (1991), 4

Lakeside 2000, 2000(S), 34

Rudyard, 1999, 1999(S), 37

Ullapool, 1998, 1998(S), 50

Archive, 1997(S), 21

Board of Trustees

Crumbs from (1997), 1997(W), 55, (1998), 1998(S), 63

News from (1998), 1998(W), 25

Report from (1999), 1999(S), 49

Report from (2000), 2000(W), 36

Report from (2001), 2001, 95

Copyright procedures, 1997(S), 26

Evolution of, 1998(S), 29

Incorporation, consequences, 1997(W), 55

Junior Coordinator interviewed, 1999(S), 56

Junior Section 1993, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 35

The Bottle in Houseboat Bay – Launch of TARS, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 6 (reprinted 2017, 74)

Library, 2003 (W), 52, 2008, 34

Literary Weekends. See ‘Literary Weekend’

Members’ Forum 1999, report, 1999(S), 48

Members’ Forum 2000, report, 1999(S), 48

Newcomer, thoughts of, 1999(W), 39

Norwich Weekend 1990, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 33

Original constitution (“Ship’s Papers”), vol 1 no 1 (1990), 50

Sailing event June 1990, vol 1 no 1 (1990), 9 (reprinted 2017, 77)

SW AGM 2010, as reported by a “native”, 2010, 8

TARBID, treasures from, 2005, 99, 2006, 87, 2007, 68

TARBoard, selections from, 1998(S), 39,  1999(W), 13

Virtual, 1996, 8

Voyage – where now? 1998(S), 25

Woolverstone Rally May 1994, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 43

 

TARSUS

Newsletter, “Public Thank You”, 2000(S), 63

 

Telegrams

System of operation, 2009, 21-23

 

Thomas, Edward

AR’s friendship with, 2010, 49

 

“Thorstein of the Mere”

“Thorstein’s Country” (article by AR), 2015, 25

W G Collingwood’s correspondence with C Ransome, 2002, 8

 

Titty

Pearl Diver (character sketch), 1996, 9

Peter Duck, association with, 2007, 19

“Titty Mouse & Tatty Mouse”, 1998(W), 30

 

Tom Dudgeon

In pursuit of, time calculations, vol 1 no 4 (1993), 14

 

“Treasure Island”

A real life Ben Gunn, 2010, 3

 

Trojan. See ‘Rattletrap’

 

Trotsky

Nova Scotia connection, 2002, 15

 

 

W

 

Walker, Commander

Royal Navy of his time, 2000(S), 3

Secret life of, 2015, 10

Service career, vol 1 no 2 (1991), 19

Train journey, China to Flushing, 2012, 18

 

Walker, Ivy. See Ransome, Ivy

 

Walker, Mrs

‘Best of all natives’, and other parenting roles in AR, 2006, 26

 

“We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea”

Alma Cottage then and now, 2005, 41

AR in Holland, 2003 (S), 15

Coronilla, whereabouts of moorings, 1995, 16

Film should be made of, 1999(W), 63

Goblin & the anchor, 1999(W), 49

Pommern as “4-masted barque”, vol 2 no 1 (1994), 32

Rites of passage in, 1998(W), 50

Sinbad’s voyage, 2005, 38

Stage version by Eastern Angles, review, 2008, 38

When Did They Happen?, 2017, 53

 

Webb, Clifford

Family biography & photo, 1999(W), 3

 

Wherry

Evolution and types, 2004, 44

Hathor, Norfolk, sailing experience in, 2004, 51

 

Wild Cat

Route traced, 1999(S), 30

Ship with 2 sterns? 1999(W), 47

 

Wild Cat Island

Modelling, 2000(W), 44

 

Willis, Norman

Presidency of TARS 2000-2009, an appreciation, 2009, 56

Talk given at SW AGM 2010, a report, 2010, 8

 

“Winter Holiday”

Capsized Capsize: the Compositor’s Dilemma, 2017, 34

Dating the Fram by moonlight, 2002, 36

French version, 2004, 15

Great Frosts, 1998(W), 39, 2005, 22

Living in a Story, 2008, 27

My Fram was a caravan, 1999(W), 20

Nansen’s igloo compared, 2005, 27

North Pole. See ‘North Pole’

Skating techniques, 2004, 8

What if? 2001, 76

Winter expeditions today, 1998(W), 46