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Nahát, ma tudtam meg, hogy meghalt Sue Townsend, az Adrian Mole-könyvek írója. :( Tulajdonképpen mondhatjuk, hogy az ő hatására kezdtem el naplózni, és egyébként is egy annyira meghatározó könyvsorozata ez az életemnek, mely az egész világnézetemre, életfelfogásomra alapvető hatással volt. 14 more words

What's Been On My Mind This Week

1. The shortlist for the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction was announced. I have read two of the six books (The Goldfinch and Burial Rites… 316 more words



Well, how delightfully Environmentally SPLAT (Split Pine Laura Ashely Type) is this – here I am sitting by a roaring fire in the drawing room – with wood logs from my very own ancient oak – every time the wind blows hard a few branches come down – it’s a big tree – it can afford them – in fact it’s giving them to me. 519 more words

#UKYAday - Take your pick

Today has been #UKYAday, a day organised by the wonderfully committed Lucy Powrie @LucytheReader over at Queen of Contemporary.
UKYA day is about promoting Young Adult literature by writers who were born in or now live in the UK. 736 more words

Kirsty Rambles On About Life, The Universe, Tv, And Everything!

Remembering Sue Townsend

Who can ever forget ‘The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole’, the best-selling new British fiction book of the 1980s?  And then the follow ups - from the hilarious… 50 more words

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Sue Townsend: thank you for the memories

It was with great sadness that I heard of the death of Sue Townsend on 10 April 2014.

I’d caught it as a Tweet on Twitter just before going to bed but couldn’t find any confirmation until the next day, when it was all over the newspapers and internet. 951 more words

Young Adult


Last night at the show in Vicar Street – Jim Gaffigan, an American funny man with American support – two fat people sat down next to me. 237 more words