Poetry and crime

I like poetry – in fact I have been known to write poetry (probably really badly but what the hell) – however I really don’t know very much about it so an evening at Five Leaves Bookshop with poets Stuart Henson and John Harvey seemed a good opportunity to learn more. The evening, a few […]

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Guiding me back in time

Just after I first moved to Nottingham – which is around nine months ago now – a very lovely friend and colleague bought me this book which she’d found in a second hand shop in Folkestone (thanks Bev). Having completed my little creative corner in my lounge (see the header picture) yesterday, I now have […]

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Saturday Night & Sunday Morning: Review

We all know someone like Arthur Seaton don’t we? Or at least we’ve come across someone like that. It’s not an ‘angry young man’ per se, it’s a young man or woman whose body has matured well in advance of their brain. Someone who is so self-centred they cannot see beyond their own gratification. They’re […]

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