A. A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh was published on the 14th of October 1926. Spilling Ink is paying tribute to the timeless children’s classic with a quirky Pooh-Bear quote each week this month. 97 more words
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Until recently the Royal Literary Fund’s website was, like the organisation, discreet and traditional. The pages were the colour of parchment, like leaves from leather-bound books found on second-hand stalls at Sunday markets; like the 1970s newspaper cuttings that fall from my mother’s cookery books – forgotten recipes for avocado mousse or ten tricks with red salmon. 252 more words
‘For myself I have now no faith in miraculous conception. I have given it every chance. I have spent many mornings at Lord’s hoping that inspiration would come, many days on golf courses; I have even gone to sleep in the afternoon, in case inspiration cared to take me by surprise. 40 more words
Another week has come and gone here at ReadLove ! Here’s what you may have missed!
It was Banned Books Week, and boy, were we shocked to learn that that inoffensive little bear, Winnie the Pooh, had at one time been widely banned. 281 more words