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Words for Thought #2

Everybody thinks their own situation most tragic. I am no exception.

– Jeanette Winterson, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

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Thoughts And Fiascos

Woolf, Eliot, Fry and Winterson in Amsterdam

I fell in love with her once many years ago. I was young and desperate to be considered an intellectual. I was  dazzled by words and bore the weight of my Judaeo-Christian literary heritage as heavily as I could. 1,153 more words

Carol Ann Duffy


Witchery popery popery witchery

Under the paranoid reign of James I, witches and Catholics are hunted across the English countryside. Lancashire in particular is a suspected home to both populations.

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Book Review

Why isn’t Manchester best selling author Karen Woods as famous as Jeanette Winterson?

Have you heard about Karen Woods? I hadn’t until last year. She was born in Manchester and has written 12 books and had 2 plays performed at local theatres including the Lowry in Salford. 652 more words

On the Wisdom of The Humans

I had a feeling going into The Humans that I was going to love it. After all, Jeanette Winterson, my author soulmate, blurbed it. And while that may have set the bar a bit too high, I wasn’t disappointed. 474 more words

21st Century Literature

My reading in 2015

Yes, I’m reading in search of wisdom!

So this is what I’m planning for 2015 –

  • 12 books on counselling / psychotherapy / psychology (cause that’s what I do)
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Jeanette Winterson

Book review: Written on the Body by Jeanette Winterson 1993 - By Stephanie Collins

‘Why is the measure of love loss?’

I came to Written on the Body expecting a novel similar to Winterson’s most famous one Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit… 550 more words