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Bookends: Two Weeks in the High Arctic

Bookends: Two Weeks in the High Arctic

By Dan Davidson

August 16, 2017

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Boundless: Tracing Land and Dream in a New Northwest… 795 more words

Bookends

The power of walking

Last year, I started a job two and a half miles away from my beige tower of city centre living. Overjoyed at the opportunity to cast off the shackles of a daily bus journey, I leapt at the chance to embrace the hefty stroll to and from the office each day. 587 more words

Thoughts On Life

The Valentine's Day Breakup (of talks in NI)

At 4pm on Valentine’s Day, DUP leader Arlene Foster announced the end of the current phase of talks to restore the Stormont Parliament and Executive, which have been suspended since the January 2017 resignation of the late Martin McGuinness. 1,912 more words

National

Luck or Hard Work, Mr Working Class Writerly Writer?

Is It Luck or Hard Work?

I am lucky. I work hard. There, I said it. I write what I want to write. I get stories and a novel published, and I’m a working class writer. 455 more words

Fiction

Axe Throwing @ CIPA Informals North West Social! - 20/3/18

When: 20th March 2018, 6.15pm

Where: Whistlepunks Urban Axe Throwing, Great Northern Warehouse, Manchester

All trainees are welcome to attend, but EQE candidates may find the axe throwing activity particularly cathartic. 62 more words

Social

Time for Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael to move North

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney to the Oireachtas Good Friday Agreement Committee: "I would like to see a united Ireland in my lifetime. If possible, in my political lifetime.”

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National

Mark E Smith;Spector vs Rector vs Reaper

When Mark E Smith died at the age of 60 my first thought was to marvel that he had lived that long.

Smith died on 24th Jan, my father in law Ralph passed away 24 hours later, it all felt rather personal. 1,659 more words

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