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Things No One Wants to Hear Me Go On About Any More

Religion, atheism, how I can’t stand religion, we should end religion, tax the churches, religious people are hypocrites, there is no god, everything that is bad is religion Kids are not my thing, I don’t like kids, can you please … Continue reading

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Novels in the Time of Dystopia

There are some news stories circulating that say Orwell’s 1984 is trending on Amazon and that publishers are having to print more books to keep up with demand (one story is here). Whilst 1984 is one of my favourite books, I view … Continue reading

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The 100 Page Rule

In book club we are often faced with reading books we would not normally choose to read as they are not our normal taste in books. We do vote for book choices, but sometimes your choice isn’t the winner (even … Continue reading

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The Polarising Power of Poetry

The name of this article struck me and forced me to read it: Why Do Some People Hate Poetry? Why the hatred of poetry? What has it done to you? Ok, maybe it tortured you in your early school years with … Continue reading

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Poetry? Goth Teen Much?

2016 has proven to be a difficult year (and it’s not even over yet). Work has been slow and unchallenging. I moved from a furnished flat to an unfurnished house and that took me a month.  Others dear to me have … Continue reading

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