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Reviewed: "The Beach Hut" by Cassandra Parkin

It’s hard to put into words what I thought of Cassandra Parkin’s The Beach Hut. It isn’t because it was a particularly bad book or a particularly good book. 337 more words


Buckingham Palace, Tuesday

D of E: Hey Liz at the party shall I do you and you do me
Her Maj: Sure why not
D of E: Got the idea off Cammo and Boris… 22 more words

Cassandra Parkin

Review | New World Fairy Tales

NEW WORLD FAIRY TALES by Cassandra Parkin

I’d initially thought that this collection of short stories was going to be very strong on the fantasy element but, while it’s clear that these are all fairytale retellings, all the stories are realistic with only hints of magic scattered throughout—which was in itself expertly done. 265 more words


Tuesday Haiku: My Cat Just Saw My Other Cat

There’s someone outside.
Um. Run? Fight? Fight. FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT –
Oh. Oh, wait. It’s you.

Cassandra Parkin

The Part You Throw Away: Toiletries Gift Set

From a distance, toiletries gift sets look like a totally logical gift choice. They’re about the right price. They come in pretty colours. They’re easy to wrap and when you’ve wrapped them, they look pleasing and substantial. 969 more words

Cassandra Parkin

The Last Day of the Month Book Club - New World Fairy Tales by Cassandra Parkin

Welcome to the first Last Day of the Month Book Club of 2016! I’ve been having a little think about how we can make it a much more interactive group and (with a little inspiration from the marvellous Emma Watson) am going to try using GoodReads as a discussion forum for each book and the questions we want to discuss. 422 more words

A Haiku about Tuesday

I wish that I was
Someone whose spaghetti fits
Neatly in the pan.

Cassandra Parkin