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To Alex, our cricketer

Dearest Alex

You wander back besides the pitch, and pass the stumps. I like that you’re relaxed, although now and then, you break into a little jog as if you’re keen to get on with it. 532 more words

People And Places

Flash Movie Review: Lady Bird

THE CHARACTERISTICS DETERMINING WHO or what a person is makes up their identity. My question is how much of that identity is affected by outside influences. 546 more words


New Book Soon

My first fantasy adventure story is coming soon. I’m looking for pre-publication readers, also known as Advanced Review Copy readers, to give feedback. It’s my hope that each ARC reader will also post an honest review on Amazon when the book is published. 149 more words


Movie Review: Lady Bird

I guess we’ve reached the point where 9/11 sight gags are funny. At one point in Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut, there’s a montage of fun stuff that happens during the titular character’s senior year at a Catholic High School in Sacramento. 944 more words


Young Writer of the Year Award Reading: Conversations With Friends, by Sally Rooney

Being a series of short reviews of the Young Writer of the Year Award shortlisted titles. Spoilers ahead.

I was really very determined not to like… 886 more words


Jedland Chapter 5


“Wotcha,” Jed said to Jim and Jessie as they headed up the road towards the youth club.
“Wotcha, Jed man,” Jessie said, linking arms with the boys. 2,906 more words


In Theaters Now: Ladybird (A Conversation)

My friend and co-blogger Tanya and I went to see Lady Bird, a movie directed by Greta Gerwig, this past weekend at the Enzian. Afterwards, we had thoughts. 1,870 more words