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A(nother) Review: Northern Lights by Philip Pullman

Back in February I read the latest Frank Cottrell-Boyce and I said he was one of those authors that I ought to have read before. 385 more words


2017 Reading Wrap-Up: Books #36-40

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli – 4.5 stars

So I love Becky Albertalli. And I will forever read anything that she writes. Plus, she’s adorable on Twitter. 1,815 more words


Short story: Lyra and the Bird by Philip Pullman, from Lyra’s Oxford. Highly Recommended.

Poem: Song by Alicia Ostriker, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from April 2017. 27 more words

The Ray Bradbury Challenge

The Illustrated Novelist


I have long been an appreciator of illustrated text. Being a writer coming from a Fine Art background, this is perhaps not surprising, as I enjoying doing both – playing with words and images in my stories and drawings – revelling in the incredible freight and flexibility of letters and the infinite potential of the line, the mark. 1,303 more words

I don't think I like these literary themed houseboats (and here's three reasons why)

I saw these two barges whilst walking along Regents Canal. At first it was a pleasant surprise, a feeling of connection. Someone else loves that book too, hooray! 323 more words

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