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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… 1,689 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!

Other Writing

Single, Carefree, Mellow by Katherine Heiny


Josie thinks that the problem with being a writer is that you miss a lot of your life wondering if the things that happen to you are good enough to use in a story, and most of the time they’re not and you have to make shit up anyway.

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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Title: All the Light We Cannot See
Author: Anthony Doerr
Publisher: Fourth Estate
ISBN: 978-0008130824
Genre: Literary Fiction
Pages: 544
Source: Publisher
Rating: 5/5

There are books and then there are books you cannot tear yourself away from. 408 more words


Media: what we expect is not what we get

*Peter Ramage

Wellington, New Zealand, December 7, 2014 (Alochonaa): In 1947, after four years of deliberation, a group of academics made a report which would shape the future of media across the globe. 1,324 more words

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