Silent Sunday 19.11.17
Nov19

Silent Sunday 19.11.17

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Project 365 2017 Week 46
Nov18

Project 365 2017 Week 46

When the weather is dull, there’s not much happening every day and we have so little daylight, it can be hard to know what to photograph. So back in 2014, when I first took part in Project 365, I took photos every day of the shoes which sum up our week. And it’s become a bit of a tradition. So here’s our week in shoes… (And I realise that somehow over previous weeks I’ve managed to get the numbering of my...

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Good Me Bad Me by Ali Land
Nov17

Good Me Bad Me by Ali Land

Good Me Bad Me is the debut novel by former children’s mental health nurse, Ali Land. I’d never heard of either Good Me Bad Me or Ali Land before, but at the last minute my friend with the very good taste in books invited me along to Cheltenham Literature Festival. We heard both Ali Land and another new crime author, Joseph Knox, talk about their work. They had both published their debut novels in January of this year, so...

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The new school: The rugby team
Nov16

The new school: The rugby team

Team sport can be tough if you’re not one of the good ones. The chosen few. The A team. That’s the way it has always been for my eldest. He used to try, he really did, but he was never quite good enough for the coaches, the teachers, the other kids. He played for a rugby club for about five years, but spent nearly all of his time freezing to death as a sub. That’s really not a lot of fun and definitely not good for...

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Giveaway: Pokemon bedding from Character World
Nov15

Giveaway: Pokemon bedding from Character World

When it comes to Christmas (and birthdays), I’m a big fan of buying presents that people actually need, rather than attractive looking ‘gifts’, which you realise a few days, weeks or months later are essentially overpriced crap. And if the present that a person needs is something which is also attractive, that’s even better. Regular readers will know that my younger son is a big fan of Pokemon. Pokemon...

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