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The Summer holidays are over and the new term has started, but, for the currently childless ones, this simply signals that it’s time to go on our holidays. So, from me, some suggested Autumn Reads. First, my own. I will … Continue reading
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…or, most recently, raptors in writing. ‘H is for Hawk‘ by Helen Macdonald wins the Samuel Johnson and Costa prizes, then ‘Grief is the Thing with Feathers‘ by Max Porter, wins the Dylan Thomas International Prize. I have read the … Continue reading
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‘Omnibus Edition’ Clapham’s Literary Festival 2016 took place in May of this year, at which ‘Reconquista‘ was launched. Claphamwriters was one of the partners organising the event and your blogger took part in several sessions ( in several guises ). … Continue reading
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Friday was the one hundredth anniversary of the first day of the ‘Battle of the Somme’, which was really a series of battles lasting one hundred and forty-one days, fought around the River Somme in northern France. There was a two-minute … Continue reading