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The Wake (Chapter 1)

Philippe de Champaigne’s Vanitas (c. 1671) is reduced to three essentials: Life, Death, and Time

I don’t remember the weather, but if I had to guess it would have been one that matched a black and white film in the middle of the morning. 1,217 more words

Life Lessons

Digital Artefact: The Wake Review

Horror in comics is a tough one to nail. All the panels on a page are immediately visible to the reader, so shock value is almost thrown out the window. 1,034 more words


NaPoWriMo 2016: 3. Allfather

Strangely, today’s NaPoWriMo prompt is strikingly similar to a poem I wrote back in late November for the Norwich Radical, called ‘Letters to Cate Blanchett’ 39 more words

My review of The Wake by Paul Kingsnorth

…and my very first professional book review! After five years of writing about books here at Reading in Bed, I’m so proud to review The Wake… 433 more words



Two years ago, against all the odds, 15 Dark Angels wrote and published a collective novel. Keeping Mum was a project that could very easily have come unstuck, but it didn’t and we were rightly proud of what might even have been a world first. 526 more words


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Paul Kingsnorth – Originally self-published, 2014. Graywolf Press, 2015.

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