No Junk Mail

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No leaflets. No circulars. No menus.¬†Addressed letters only. Recycle. No junk mail. The letterboxes and front doors of SW4 are relentlessly negative, regardless of the pansy-lined path, the potted azalea or the mat marked ‘Welcome’. They carry messages which are … Continue reading

The Writing Game

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Excellent discussion on Saturday morning at Clapham Book Festival about writing and getting published with Emma Darwin and Philip Gwyn Jones. After a brief canter through the traditional process of writing, seeking an agent and getting a publishing contract Emma … Continue reading

And the lucky winner is…

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One resident of south-west London is the lucky recipient of a prize of books from Clapham Book Festivals past and present. Along with lots of locals in Clapham, Balham and other points SW, she signed up to the Clapham Book … Continue reading

A Sunny Saturday in South London

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It’s officially the hottest May Bank Holiday for forty years. The weather has really brought folk out in Clapham, south London. At ten in the morning on Saturday the Old Town pavement caf√©s were already full and local shops saw … Continue reading