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Patrick on the radio

On Friday I was on the Simon Mayo show on Radio 2, interviewed by Matt Williams for the Friday Fixture.

Obviously I was talking about the Windermere swim and the British Long Distance Swimming Association (or… 44 more words


Splendid summer of literally literary festival festivities!

It’s fair to say that this summer our team have been out and about all over the place, but we’ve not just been on our holidays, oh no – we’ve managed to attend and work at some brilliant Literary Festivals too! 595 more words



I’ve been very lax in the bedding department over the past couple of weeks.  The set that I removed last weekend hadn’t been washed by the time it came to change the current stuff this evening.   506 more words

Mark Kermode's review of Pain & Gain: Ranting as a form of art

British critic Mark Kermode is well-know for his harsh reviews of movies like the Pirates of the Caribbean sequels or anything by Michael Bay. I actually listen to his show on BBC Radio 5 Live because I really enjoy his way of talking about movies and cinema in general. 183 more words


‘Itch: The Explosive Adventures of an Element Hunter' - Review by William W, Year 8

‘Itch: The Explosive Adventures of an Element Hunter’ by Simon Mayo
Review by William W – Year 8

At first glance this book looks no more than any other author’s first book, but in the case of this book, that is completely irrelevant. 221 more words

Year 8