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Why so quiet?

Can you believe that i have just returned from a trip to England to study the art of writing AND it was credited towards my degree? 239 more words

3 Things... About the Language of Money – John Lanchester

If knowledge is power, one of the most established ways to maintain knowledge as the domain of the few is through language – incomprehensible jargon provides a code for those in the know that can seem impenetrable if it’s unfamiliar. 353 more words

Threes

Edward Thomas: 'Adlestrop'

A couple of months ago  (by the time of writing but may now be lost into the digital memory of BBC Radio 4) I heard a straightforward repeat of a programme made some years earlier.  863 more words

Poetry

A Girl is a Half-formed Thing, Eimear McBride

Recently awarded the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, Eimear McBride’s debut novel is one that demands to be noticed. It tells the uncomfortable story of a young woman’s relationship with her brother suffering from a brain tumour. 226 more words

Books

Book Review: Squish McFluff: The Invisible Cat by Pip Jones & Ella Okstad.

An imaginary friend is a wonderful thing.
What giggles! What games! What adventures they bring!
Well, Ava’s a girl who knows all about that…
Meet Squishy McFluff, her invisible cat!
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Book Review