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I remember the drip of water into water. Or perhaps I’m making that up, since it is such an inevitable feature of any scene involving a cave in film? 2,964 more words

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Questions for the artist

What have you hidden?

What did you expect me to ask you?

What part of your art would you like to press into my brain, like a seal into wax? 120 more words

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Genre: Contemporary women’s fiction

Release Date: 04/08/16

Publisher: Lemon Tree Press.

Four women, linked by blood ties, friendship, betrayal, loss and hope, struggle with the choices they’ve made and the hand that life’s dealt them. 595 more words

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Ta-Ku and Wafia / Longitude

Dot writes: perhaps it’s a good thing I’m writing up these two events after such an interval (I saw Ta-Ku at the Button Factory on Thursday 14th July and Ken and I attended the third day of the Longitude festival in Marley Park on 17th July). 972 more words

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Captain Cutlass, illustrated by Frank

Captain Cutlass was a fierce pirate.

He was sailing along in his boat powered by a lampshade, when something tapped on the gunwale. It was a tentacle. 106 more words

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Letters from Elsewhere: Fra' Roberto

I’m delighted to welcome Fra’ Roberto to the blog today. He comes from the pages of The Ghostly Father by Sue Barnard and is sharing an excerpt from his diary. 762 more words


ailsaabrahamwp reblogged this on The Bingergread Cottage and commented:

One of my favourite characters and two of my favourite Crooked Cat friends. What could be better, I want more of Fra' Roberto

The consolations of music

And so, consoling myself in this soup of political awfulness and despondency, I turn to the music I’ve been listening to. This is a selection from the albums I’ve bought. 597 more words

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