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‘The Stone Book’ by Alan Garner

I got into Garner as an adult, when I was thinking more and more about English vocabulary, and how our decisions to use Latinate or Germanic words in our writing profoundly alters its effect. 175 more words

Zoe Gilbert

First look snake stuff

Dr Alan Garner has been here before, asking whether we’re asking the wrong questions when we try to measure quality advanced airway care. Here’s a fresh bit of research that adds to the discussion.

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Online Critical Airway Training

3, 2, 1, Go!

I’m feeling ridiculously pleased with myself today because I’ve come up with my very own book meme! My plan is to reflect on my reading at the end of each month, highlighting: 678 more words

Danya Kukafka

This week, I began working at Cardiff Metropolitan University as an Associate Tutor in English Literature. It’s a short-term post that will span the Spring semester, and it feels good to be teaching again. 73 more words


Moonrise by Sarah Crossan

About the book: They think I hurt someone. But I didn’t. You hear? Cos people are gonna be telling you all kinds of lies. I need you to know the truth. 14 more words


"She wants to be flowers..." ~ The Owl Service by Alan Garner

The Owl Service by Alan Garner ~ 1967. This edition: Collins, 1998. Paperback. ISBN: 0-00-675401-5. 224 pages.

Alan Garner’s melding of Welsh myth and 1960s’ teen angst tale has, over the years, become something of a legend of its own. 1,121 more words


Hares in the Moonlight

A tale of magic and adventure for readers aged 8 – 12 in the tradition of Alan Garner and Susan Cooper. Twins Lucy and Jay rescue a caged hare and then follow it to a moonlit gathering of hares. 97 more words