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Review: The Quick by Lauren Owen

Title: The Quick

Author: Lauren Owen

Publisher: RandomHouse

Publication Date: June 17, 2014

ISBN: 9780812993271

Rating: 3/5

Synopsis from Goodreads:

London, 1892: James Norbury, a shy would-be poet newly down from Oxford, finds lodging with a charming young aristocrat.

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"Bunnies" shoot

We shot a short film that co-starred two rabbits. Of course they are Hollywood bunnies so we needed stand-ins to set up the shots and prep the lights.

Jeff Daly

MINI WINNIE by Laura Owen

Handful & Wilful 

We have just read MINI WINNIE by Laura Owen.

Our reviews will be here in May. We loved it.


Mini Winnie was funny, brilliant, excellent and awesome.

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Forgotten News: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill


2010 saw the “worst environmental disaster the US has faced”, according to White House energy adviser Carol Browner. On 20 April, an explosion of Deepwater Horizon, which drilled on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect resulted in the largest accidental marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry.  453 more words


Forgotten News – The Eyjafjallajökull eruption

In 2010 the volcano with a name not even news readers could pronounce erupted causing the highest level of air travel disruption since the Second World War. 358 more words

Laura Owen

Forgotten News – Unexplained mass animal deaths and species extinction

Between 2010 and 2011 there were many reports of unexplained mass animal death mysteries in the UK– over 40,000 crabs were washed up in Kent, hundreds of dead fish were found in Dublin, 75 seal pups died overnight in England. 371 more words

Laura Owen

Forgotten News: Japan Disaster

In March 2011 Japan’s most powerful earthquake since records began struck the north-east coast, triggering a gigantic tsunami and causing a state of emergency to be declared. 339 more words

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