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Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion

Earlier this year, I read Joan Didion’s debut novel Run River. I loved the characters, the melancholy tone of this novel, its sense of place…I didn’t want it to end. 1,462 more words

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Is the Press building or destroying?

World Press Freedom Day is on the 3rd of May every year.

How free is the Press?

Is the Press free? How does the Press use the powers in its hands? 28 more words


The State, and Failure, of Modern Journalism

Perhaps I’ve said this too many times now, but I just graduated from college with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Public Communication.  When I went into college, journalism was a thing I aspired to.  2,241 more words


The Bookshop by Penelope Fitzgerald

The Bookshop is set in 1959 in the fictional Suffolk town of Hardborough, where Florence Green, a middle-aged widow of limited means wishes to open a bookshop, something the town has not seen for several years. 1,465 more words

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The life and death of a bill which would’ve split the Seattle school district


As the Legislature continues to nervously stare down both the McCleary State Supreme Court ruling to fully fund public k-12 education the and recently passed initiative… 1,720 more words

February Reading

Will this infernal winter never end? The first signs of Spring are beginning to show (I spotted lots of gorgeous Crocuses in Norwich last weekend, and my daffodils have bloomed, the sun has made an appearance) but it’s still so painfully cold. 1,161 more words

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My First Post - 4th Estate

I am now one of the managing editor contributors to the site 4th Estate.

Here’s my first contribution to the site:


Have a read and let me know what you think if you’re a fan of The Walking Dead!

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