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Why be Happy When you can be Normal? - Jeanette Winterson

World Book Night Edition April 23rd 2013

I was chosen as a given for World Book Night and the book I was giving was this one. 1,089 more words

Non Fiction

For the High Holy Days

“I learnt that it rains when clouds collide with a high building, like a steeple, or a cathedral; the impact punctures them, and everybody underneath gets wet. 50 more words



Geography holds billions of people in its grip.
We are all born into natural and cultural environments
that shape what we become, individually and collectively. 207 more words

Sexing The Cherry, By Jeanette Winterson.

Do it from the heart or not at all

Jeanette Winterson, The Passion

Gut Symmetries

Life, the universe, everything.  Plot-driven. Language-driven. Drowning in plot but skimmed over in favour of language.

Love and physics. Love and the universe. Love, the universe, and everything.  39 more words


What I’m Reading this Week: “Oranges are Not the Only Fruit” by Jeanette Winterson

*Minor spoilers*

I’ve not read anywhere near as much Winterson as I should have – Written on the Body is my only previous experience, a novel so brilliantly intense and sensual and fluid I read it in one sitting and had to have a little lie down and a cup of tea once I’d finished. 318 more words