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Writer's Quote: Roald Dahl

I began to realize how important it is to be an enthusiast in life… If you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it at full speed ahead.

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Someone Like You, Signed

“Is this something you might be interested in?” the FOL volunteer¬†asked, handing me the book. ¬†The cover was unfamiliar to me, but the look on her face made it clear she knew what she was putting in my hands. 63 more words

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The October Country: Oct. 3: "Lamb to the Slaughter" by Roald Dahl

In celebration of the month of October, I’ll be sharing 31 of my favorite spooky, eerie and creepy stories, one per day. The stories will range over an array of genres: horror, suspense, science fiction, mysteries and dark fantasy. 694 more words

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (or Be Good So The Candyman Doesn't Get You)

I don’t have a clear recollection of the first time I ever watched Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. As memory serves, it just seemed to show up on our television unbidden and suck me into it’s insanity for awhile. 481 more words

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Roald Dahl and McDonald's join forces for literacy

A week or so ago Chiswick Boy and I attended a storytelling event to launch the latest giveaways to hit Happy Meals. In a topic really close to my heart, it's all to promote literacy. 668 more words


Reluctant learner

Pop anything remotely looking like a work book, or work sheet in front of Lil and the shutters come down, her arms fold and the strong willed, I’m not entertaining that attitude sets in… and I recognise myself so much. 892 more words

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