Monthly Archives: March 2015

Honourable Friends?

Here is my review of a book recently published by one of my favourite British politicians: Caroline Lucas. Caroline was the Green Party’s single Member of Parliament in the last administration, which ended last week, ready for a general election … Continue reading

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For mothers everywhere

Here is a sneak sample of an upcoming anthology of adult fairy stories by one of my favourite authors: Richard Hennerley. Richard’s style is acerbically satirical and often very comedic, but he can also write with great sensitivity, tenderness and … Continue reading

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Going gently

On the twelfth of March 2015, the book world lost a major figure among writers and the planet a thoroughly decent, funny and, for all his massive success, un-pompous human being. I speak of Terry Pratchett, fantasy book writer extraordinaire. … Continue reading

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Springing forward

As an antidote to last week’s sombre (although not depressive) article about funeral planning, this is more upbeat. It’s about my favourite (although I like them all) season: spring. Whereas the summer and winter seasons are pretty much homogenous (here … Continue reading

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