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- Writing is like cooking
- Shhh, don’t tell my husband!
- Living on the street by choice, poetry and blogging - an exclusive interview with blogger This Old Toad
- The joke is on me! - Installment 2 of the 'Just when you thought this could only happen in fiction' mini series
- Resolutions resolutions, who are we kidding?
- Ode to Bookmarks: the new endengered species?
- I told you so!
- Can a fiction book make you scream: WOW, Haruki Murakami and I are like two peas in a pod! Installment 6 of the Can a fiction book make you...mini series
- She's done it again! Patricia Cornwell's Dust - a review
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I love my e-reader. It’s light; it’s powerful; it holds oh so many wonderful reads in one stylish rectangle of intelligent plastic. But I have a confession to make. Each night I feel daggers of pain shoot through my mercenary … Continue reading
A tribute to MFK Fisher My tween age son has the habit of answering “I don’t mind” to most parental questions. So do his friends. We recently had one over for a spot of lunch. I asked him if he … Continue reading
Can a book make you think: Who needs a writing course when you’ve got a cat? A lesson from Bulgakov – Installment 9 of the ‘Can a book make you…?’ mini series
Remember Behemot? The big, black cat in The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov? I do, even though I read the book as a teenager and a good few years have passed, how many I will not reveal, because real ladies … Continue reading
It’s cold in England. Real cold. We are into day 3 of a snow blizzard and temperatures hardly creep up +2 degrees in this town of ours. My precious and valued followers may recall an early installment of this mini … Continue reading
Can a fiction book make you dress up? Instalment 3 of the “Can a fiction book make you…” mini series
Can a fiction book make you want to dress up? Reading doesn’t require any self polishing and scrubbing up. In fact, the experience of reading can even be improved by slouching on your sofa in your cosiest and scruffiest clothes, ancient items which your … Continue reading