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  • Archer Mayor’s Red Herring – a review

    August 22nd, 2011 by Peter MacLaren

    The problem with Archer Mayor’s detective mystery books, featuring fictitious Vermont detective Joe Gunther, is that once you start them you can’t put them down! Three deaths – one an apparent rape and murder, one an apparent suicide and one an apparent drunk driving accident. Totally unrelated, or are they?  And are any of them … read full article

    Who Done It? A weekend with Vermont mystery writer Archer Mayor

    June 4th, 2011 by Peter MacLaren

    Mystery fans seldom get to meet their favorite writer let alone sit down with him and  talk about the secrets of the trade. On August 26 and 27, at the West Hill House B&B in Warren, VT, you will get that chance, with Vermont’s own detective mystery writer Archer Mayor. The author wears many hats: medical … read full article

    Vermont Festival of the Arts

    May 16th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    Our Artist-in-Residence Charles will be conducting plein air workshops and demonstrations as well as providing individual guidance to both novice and experienced oil painters.

    Artist in Residence Workshop – Charles N. Pruitt

    April 2nd, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    Charles N. Pruitt considers himself an “impressionist of the Southwest” because of his devotion to working from life, painting in oils directly from nature using the “alla prima” or “plein air” method. Using close observation of nature, the effects of light, composition and interpretation of values based on intuition, emotion and his experience, has led … read full article

    Artist in Residence at West Hill House

    June 25th, 2009 by Peter MacLaren

    Update:  We have had to cancel this event for 2009.  However we hope to be able to run it in August 2010 during that year’s Arts Festival.  Please let us know if you would be interested. We are delighted to announce that noted Vermont artist Robert J. O’Brien will be “in residence” at West Hill House … read full article