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The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Chosen by Carol Hall, administrator at the Swindon Campus.

I identified with the staff member who read books about boarding school and ponies – I too would never darken the doors of a boarding school or sample the aroma of a riding stable.  

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Books That Made Me Cry: Part One

There are only 9 books that have made me cry. I really wanted to round it up to 10 but turns out I’m not much of a crier, eesh. 708 more words


Life by Squares – B6

The dice have spoken and consequently (or is it subsequently) I have walked the streets of Holgate, which is a very nice part of York. It features a racecourse (horses), allotments, a hill (rare in York) and sunshine (limited offer only). 617 more words


The Crow's Garden

For Christmas I received A Pocketful of Crows by Joanne M. Harris, one of my favourite authors. This book introduced me to the beautiful illustrations of… 701 more words

52 Crows

#PersephoneReadathon Days 4&5

(Day 4) Author Shout-out: Shine a spotlight on a neglected woman writer you wish more people knew about

Wow, this is tough because there are SO many amazing female writers out there! 417 more words

Pastel Portrait


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