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Last Free Tickets Released Feb 17 for George Saunders, Jenn Ashworth, Kirsty Logan & me

Last Free Tickets Released Tomorrow Feb 17 for George Saunders, Jenn Ashworth, Kirsty Logan & me talking to Matthew Sweet at BBC 3 Free Thinking Festival. 380 more words


Weekly update: 15th January 2017

Finishing my assignment on 1930s poetry took most of the past week. I managed to fit studying in between work and running training, and really enjoyed writing the essay, even though I found it hard. 404 more words

Liminal spaces

Liminal spaces are spaces characterised by transition and impermanence: bus stations, waiting rooms, airports. The first few days of the year often feels the same way to me. 476 more words


December Round-Up – The Books I Read In December 2016

In December I managed to read and review seven books:

The Exiled by Kati Hiekkapelto (Orenda Books) – My first review of December was the first of two as part of the ‘Finnish Invasion’ blog tour. 818 more words

Monthly Round-Ups

Fell by Jenn Ashworth

Fell is the fourth novel by Jenn Ashworth, published in July 2016 by Sceptre. I picked up a copy of the book last month when I attended an event featuring Jenn in conversation with fellow writer Jon McGregor at the Nottingham Festival of Literature (you can read my write up of the event… 525 more words

Book Reviews

Taking refuge in a book

I sent the Resident IT Consultant into the offices of the Stirling Observer last week, bearing gifts. Every year they collect – new – toys for various charities, to give to children who might otherwise not receive any Christmas presents, due to circumstances in their lives. 527 more words


The effect of jail, and stealing a book

Or how good comes from bad.

Very pleased for Alex Wheatle who won the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize last night, with his book Crongton Knights. Congratulations! 204 more words