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“The fuschia is shallow-rooting and hence requires frequent watering, so drainage must be fast enough to carry away all excess. A mulch of peat or sawdust will keep roots cool and supply moist air when watered frequently. 68 more words


Oct 21

Mervyn Peake Day

Founded by our own Kerstin Hall, this day aims to honor the English writer, poet and illustrator. Hall says that the day was founded because “he is really awesome and deserves a day” citing his depiction of gender and overall writing style. 28 more words



Oh dear oh dear… there is a call for papers on visuality and intermediacy in literature at Zurich University… deadline is 28th November, and I’m thinking about submitting something in the direction of the paper I am planning. 128 more words

Book Review: Titus Groan

So, so late with this review. The combination of moving to a new city, starting a new job and also getting very ill meant that I haven’t done much over the last few weeks apart from work and sleep. 345 more words

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