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A rose by any other name

Why did Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell tank on TV? It was brilliant….. Continue reading

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The Excruciating Pain of Writing

Two summers ago I strained my shoulder at work.  After eight months, I noticed it was still painful and thought I’d better do something about it.  Some physio and it seemed to be getting better – but just as it … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling

By the time I’d reached page 69 of this book, I realised that I hated it.  Up to that point, I was still reading in hope that it would get better, that I might actually find a character to like, … Continue reading

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Confessions of a J.K. Rowling addict

I’ve been waiting for this day for months.  Possible even years.  I remember once thinking, about ten years ago:  I wish JKRowling would write a novel for adults.  This morning, at around ten, I set off to my local Waterstones … Continue reading

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