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Got the T-Shirt

I’m reading Faulks on Fiction, or at least, I started to before discovering that I was blind to much of the journey leading to his theories and conclusions as I hadn’t read the chosen books for at least thirty years.  Books … Continue reading

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Fragile Minds

As  most of you know, I work in a school library.  Now, aswell as having material to support the curriculum, we stock items that appeal and will broaden the pupil’s thinking.  We keep the Simpson’s books because they are visually appealing, quite informative, … Continue reading

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Blind followers

Apologies.  You may have wondered at my lack of activity.  I have been busy, busy, busy and not getting anywhere particularly quickly.  Half term, a visit to York (by the way Leeds Armoury is stunning; I could easily have spent a … Continue reading

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Mumbled Humble Pie

  My view is Life is too short to do something you don’t like if you don’t have to.  Specifically, reading a book that, within the first chapter or so, just doesn’t grab you.  I receive recommendations all the time and the … Continue reading

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Victory dance (x 0.5)

Earlier in the week I managed to get hold of tickets to see the preview of Shrek 4 and took the kids (OK, the kids took me!).  I managed to catch a cold off one of the other delightful cherubims in … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

Chocolates scattered all over the garden – looks pretty and I’m so glad that it didn’t rain! Still polishing the book and having fun doing it.  It is a very bizarre situation to be in – I know the story, … Continue reading

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Fingernail bitingly worrying

My husband got the children good this morning.  He woke them up and told them it was a snow day and there was no school!  Of course, it was only after they were all lovely and excited, eager to go … Continue reading

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