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Raymie Nightingale


Author – Kate DiCamillo

Age – 8+

Timid Raymie Nightingale, lyrical Louisiana Elephante and tough Beverley Tapinski. 3 immensely different girls who meet at a baton twirling lesson with completely different reasons for being there. 90 more words


April Roundup

It’s a third of the way through the year. I have a thing with the number three. Three is my favourite number for many sentimental reasons. 1,327 more words

P/N Update

Anxiety & PND: How to cope with socialising in large crowds

I have various parties and events coming up which will put me in situations where I will need to be socialising with a lot of people at once. 545 more words


Family values

Hold her hand in public, knowing

that your bodies will always belong

to a stranger’s potential violence. Be cast

from your home, her deathbed, your place… 213 more words

Current Affairs

Cosplay for family bonding

One of the first words that Chanel Lee learnt to say was “cosplay”. The four-year-old has worn elaborate costumes to role-play characters from manga and anime. 731 more words

Current Affairs

Saturday morning rain

4 AM – Cold and wet

Drumming on the window pane.

Now, the dog wants out.

General Comments

The First Time I Do My Father's Buttons

I hold my breath.
the first time I hold a red
It can snag my breath
Fill my head
Or bleed my thumb. 51 more words