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Cat Out of Hell: Lynne Truss

Humour and horror might seem unlikely bedfellows, but it’s a combination that can be scarily effective in the right hands. Lynne Truss is best known for her comic forays into grammar though she used to write novels. 250 more words


The particularness of someone who mattered.....

You’ll get over it…” It’s the clichés that cause the trouble. To lose someone you love is to alter your life for ever. You don’t get over it because ‘it” is the person you loved. 60 more words

Quote for Today: Jeanette Winterson

Your morse code interferes with my heart beat. I had a steady heart before you, I relied upon it, it had seen active service and grown strong. 25 more words

Quote For Today

Writing is cheaper than therapy or drugs.

Sometimes you wish for something so hard and then it actually comes true. Has that happened to you? Against countless odds and still, your wish actually came true. 1,911 more words

Random Rumblings

“I had no one to help me, but the T. S. Eliot helped me.

So when people say that poetry is a luxury, or an option, or for the educated middle classes, or that it shouldn’t be read at school because it is irrelevant, or any of the strange stupid things that are said about poetry and its place in our lives, I suspect that the people doing the saying have had things pretty easy.

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To choose you out of habit not desire

“What kills love? Only this: Neglect. Not to see you when you stand before me. Not to think of you in the little things. Not to make the road wide for you, the table spread for you. 63 more words


Imagine a fictional story straying from a memoir upon which it is based. Never happened before.

As George W. Bush once asked: “Is our film critics learning?” 204 more words