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Please Don't Tell My Parents I Have a Nemesis

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a review, hasn’t it? With any luck it won’t be another long skip before the next one. I’ve really enjoyed these books though, so it’s a little odd that I haven’t been talking about them super animatedly. 798 more words

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Forty Years On

By Richard Roberts, Law and Politics ’76-’79

At times, I do think my life has resembled an Alan Bennett play: the interweaving of a rewarding legal career with the ‘dead dying and demented’, coupled with living at a time of increasing acceptable of the LGBT community, of which I have been increasingly ‘out and proud’ since my time in College from 1976-1979. 542 more words

Beyond The Bailey

It’s time to escalate direct action to protect the climate, say freed anti-fracking protesters

The three anti-fracking campaigners released from jail by the Court of Appeal yesterday said they would continue to take direct action against fossil fuels until they saw change. 730 more words

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Fall Into Books 10/9

This one’s a little delayed to be a super recent discovery, but I’ve been really enjoying Richard Roberts’ Please Don’t Tell My Parents series. The whole teen super villain trying to make her own redemption arc happen thing is interesting to me. 107 more words

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solidarity with the Frack Free Four

On Wednesday 26th, Simon Roscoe Blevins (right), a soil scientist from Sheffield, and Richard Roberts (centre), a piano restorer from London, were each sentenced to 16 months in prison for climbing onto delivery lorries as they tried to enter the… 1,217 more words

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Shock at lorry protest jail sentences but anti-fracking campaigners vow to fight on

Opponents of fracking sat in silence at Preston Crown Court this morning as his honour Judge Robert Altham sent three men to jail for taking part in a lorry protest lasting nearly 100 hours outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site. 1,586 more words

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Please Don't Tell My Parents I Blew Up the Moon

This came out later than planned. This one’s thanks to the awesome folks at Curiosity Quills Press. Here’s Richard Roberts’ Please Don’t Tell My Parents I Blew Up The Moon… 751 more words

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