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Book Review: The Woman Who Went To Bed For A Year // Sue Townsend

Written by Sue Townsend, the bestselling author of the Adrian Mole series, my expectations were high for The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year. 587 more words

Writing

My Top Five Most Owned Authors

I value quality over quantity. I really do. After all, you only need one story to cherish an author forever and I can assure you that I’ve got writers on my shelves(*) whose writing I love to bits, despite only owning one or two of his (or her) works. 908 more words

Books

Can you learn to love reading?

I have a young cousin who doesn’t like reading. She’ll open a book and read it to you, but after a minute you realise she’s making the story up or telling it from memory. 852 more words

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107 Books Later, or, Nine Years and 5 Months with Glasgow Women's Library

I’ve been a member of Glasgow Women’s Library pretty much for as long as I’ve been in Glasgow.  Over that nine and a half years, I’ve endured the most brain crushing boredom of being paradoxically unemployed whilst in a full-job; sobbed with the grief of a failed relationship and skipped through the butterfly tingles of a new one; wept at the difficulties of breast-feeding; had half a dozen different hair cuts/ hair colours/ glasses;  delighted in the neighbourliness of our street; shed tears at the school gates on the first day of primary one and tried a plethora of different diet regimes but largely stayed the same size. 718 more words

Adult Fiction

Bazaar and Rummage (1982): Theatre Review

Last week (15th – 21st June 2015) was a busy time for the Witham Dramatic Club: it was another show week. Kristina and I helped erect the seated tiering on the previous Sunday (14th June) in preparation. 557 more words

Amateur Dramatics

Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years

Adrian Mole – The Cappuccino Years: Sue Townsen, June 11—15, 2015

My rating: ♦♦♦♦◊
Adrian’s latest adventure is set in 1997-1998; the longest gap between instalments but coming at an ideal time to read Mr. 325 more words

4 Star

What I Read on My Holiday

I’ve been away for a little while, holidaying here:

When I wasn’t promenading around the coast, I was sitting in a window seat, overlooking the sea, reading books, and relaxing like a sloth on a bank holiday. 384 more words

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