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Ender's Shadow: One MILLION Potatoes

After Cheri’s wonderful review, I’m going to lower the expectations for myself right from the start. Rather than a thoughtful and well-formed synopsis with insight and careful commentary, I am going to gush about one of my favorite books: Ender’s Shadow. 889 more words

Diversity In Books

NaNoWriMo: Day 19-21 (Except Not Really)

SO BEHIND IN WORD COUNT.
10K BEHIND.

One day there will be a blog post about how I am on word count and everything is wonderful, but that day is not today. 412 more words

Alzheimer's Society - new opportunities from a bad situation part 2!

My second ‘WOW’ day since being diagnosed came about after volunteering to be a ‘Join Dementia Research’ Champion. This new campaign is being launched in January: 601 more words

Research

Review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Hey, readers. Chebk and I hit a Friends of the Library book sale recently and made out like bandits.

To top off the day, we also spent time in Barnes and Noble, looking through the YA section for an overview of popular books and diversity representation in their selection. 915 more words

Diversity In Books

Alzheimer's Society - new opportunities from a bad situation part 1!

When I was diagnosed with Alzheimers, the first web site I logged onto was:

http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/

I immediately joined the society and sent off for many of their marvellous, no nonsense, self help booklets – my postman wasn’t happy with me for a few weeks! 307 more words

Strategies I Find Helpful

Meta: thank you & manifesto

This summer, on a train heading out of London, I started writing a series on creativity and mental illness. At first, I didn’t think it would be published. 612 more words

Ableism

Kim Kardashian doesn't realize she's the butt of an old racial joke

Last night, social media was flooded with images of Paper Magazine’s Winter 2014 cover featuring Kim Kardashian’s glistening posterior. The response was both explosive and polarizing. 1,063 more words

Entertainment

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