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365 Days of Gratitude - Day 507

Urban wildlife…

For the baby bunnies that race me along the trail, for the fox that crossed my path while riding home, for birds the show me how to fly… 78 more words

Palette #BlueL

Dust particles panicked and swarmed in the light.

The Girl with Glass Feet, Ali Shaw

Ten Books I Picked Up On A Whim

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s list are the Top Ten Books We Picked On A Whim. 372 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

Review:: The Girl with Glass Feet by Ali Shaw

Strange things are happening on the remote and snowbound archipelago of St. Hauda’s Land. Magical winged creatures flit around the icy bogland, albino animals hide themselves in the snow-glazed woods, and Ida Maclaird is slowly turning into glass.

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'The Trees' Review

A review for ‘The Trees’ by Ali Shaw, one of my new favourite writers.

In the predawn darkness of a small English town, worms begin to thrash up out of the mud. 288 more words


The Trees by Ali Shaw (2016)

One day, in the early hours of the morning, the world changed.

“The forest burst full-grown out of the earth, in booming upper-cuts of trees and bludgeoning branches. 710 more words


The Girl with Glass Feet

By Ali Shaw

Winner of the Desmond Elliot Prize and shortlisted for the Costa First Book Award

As a local author, Ali Shaw regularly speaks at the writing group I attend in Oxford. 843 more words

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