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Crap Journalism: Re-naming Titty

This next example of Crap Journalism is by regular Guardian columnist Ben Child. The article is about the forthcoming new Swallows and Amazons film, which I mentioned… 314 more words


Chapter VI: From an island of your own.

Everything goes so slowly when you’re camping. A few years ago there was a thing called the ‘slow food movement’ – it seems to have quietened down a bit now. 475 more words

Swallows And Amazons

Swallows and Amazons - first pic and release date

The new film adaptation of Swallows and Amazons will arrive in UK cinemas on August 19. 130 more words


Chapter V: If not duffers won't drown

“…the mate and the able-seaman did some washing up… The captain and the boy took the telescope and found a high place… ‘Supposing Susan and Titty were here alone, while you and I had gone fishing… we should know something was the matter, and come back to help.'” 347 more words

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A shove in the right direction

It was only a gentle shove but my mother’s hand in the small of my back was enough to get my five-year-old legs tottering down the path to the door of Blackham School before I could have second thoughts and beg to be excused from entering this strange new world. 1,500 more words

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2016 - A Bumper year for Film & TV

A new book titled ‘An A-Z: Cumbria & the Lake District on Film’ is due to be published by Hayloft Publishing Ltd in 2016 – please keep checking this website for updates.

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Please forgive me, I know I am late on board with the New Year-esqe blog post, but I have my excuses!  

Excuses: the inevitable words we have to find when we are behind or forsaking the resolutions we so proudly commit to at the beginning of the year. 589 more words