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Books to travel with

So, this blog has been dormant for a little while, and I’m sorry about that. But there’s a good reason (or two). Firstly, the world cup has been on, so I’ve been spending a lot of time watching football and … Continue reading

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On the hundred-year-old child and the difference between children’s and adult fiction

“The matter with human beans,” the BFG went on, “is that they is absolutely refusing to believe in anything unless they is actually seeing it right in front of their own schnozzles.” ― Roald Dahl, The BFG   Every now … Continue reading

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Discovering worlds outside our own – the importance of reading and imagination to both adults and children

We are all encouraged to read from an early age. Even before we really know what they mean, we sit in our parents’ laps and try to follow the words they recite to us from our brightly illustrated books. Reading … Continue reading

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I may actually be in love with Terry Pratchett

This is the first time I’ve opened one of his books for a few years, and it’s a corker. Everyone should read it. New article on the way, too…

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