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How My Summer Is Looking

As I mentioned last week, this post is about my summer – including my plans for this blog, and also my plans more generally.

I’m back home from University now, though term doesn’t officially finish until next week, so I have one more DocSoc (Doctor Who Appreciation Society) event until I’ve completed my first semester as DocSoc President! 325 more words


Review | La Belle Sauvage (The Book of Dust, #1) by Phillip Pullman

Malcolm Polstead is the kind of boy who notices everything but is not much noticed himself. And so perhaps it was inevitable that he would become a spy…

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Young Adult

Northern Lights (His Dark Materials)


Sam, Year 7, Edrington

 Northern Lights (His Dark Materials) by Phillip Pullman

Rating: Good – I might read more 

A girl called Lyra goes to the north to stop an evil woman called ms Coulter from cutting people and their daemons apart. 20 more words


The Book of Dust - Phillip Pullman

“He was liked when noticed, but not noticed much, and that did him no harm either.”

Blurb: “Eleven-year-old Malcolm Polstead and his dæmon, Asta, live with his parents at the Trout Inn near Oxford.

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La Belle Sauvage - Book of Dust #1, Phillip Pullman

Much like my last blog this is a book that I read some time ago now. I haven’t exactly found the time to write much just lately, so here’s part of my catch up. 903 more words


Charitable giving is food for soul

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Charis Chang

Never say never but, I haven't read 'The Book of Dust' and I don't think I will.

A few weeks ago (okay, more like months) I kept stumbling across blog posts – predominantly from fashion bloggers – about the pressure to keep up with the latest trends, and it got me thinking about whether the same kind of feelings and expectations also present themselves when it comes to books. 807 more words