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The Girl Who Grew Books From Her Head

This year, I was lucky enough to be invited to contribute to the Hull Freedom Festival, which is quite possibly one of the most excellent things that can happen to any writer with connections to the city. 516 more words

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Book review: The Beach Hut by Cassandra Parkin

The book:

The Beach Hut by Cassandra Parkin
Published by Legend Press in 2015
Pages: 336
My copy: Secondhand copy



The blurb:

It is autumn time and on a peaceful Cornish beach, Finn and his sister Ava defy planning regulations and achieve a childhood dream when they build themselves an illegal beach hut. 528 more words

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When you're trying to do some sewing and the cat arrives 


Me: Cat, I was actually trying to quilt this –

Cat: OMG LOOK WHAT YOU MADE FOR ME

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Jeremy Corbyn "going to live on a nice farm somewhere", Tom Watson confirms

BREAKING: Jeremy Corbyn is “going to live on a lovely big farm with lots of room to run around and plenty of nice people to play with,” Tom Watson has told the Parliamentary Labour Party. 145 more words

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Everything in IKEA is terrifying

Today, we woke up to the referendum results. 52% of us said we should leave; 48% said we should stay; so we’re leaving, because that’s exactly how democracy is meant to work. 197 more words

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Conversations with my cats: Door

MY HOUSE, INT, DAY. I AM IN THE LIVING-ROOM, GETTING SOME WORK DONE. OUTSIDE, THE SUN IS SHINING.

Stripeycat: I need you to open the door. 142 more words

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Book review: The Summer We All Ran Away by Cassandra Parkin

The book:

The Summer We All Ran Away by Cassandra Parkin
Published by Legend Press in 2013
Pages: 256
My copy: Kindle ebook


The blurb: 524 more words
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