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Ariel Kahn, Raising Sparks

Book Review: Raising Sparks by Ariel Kahn

September 30, 2018 Comments Off on Book Review: Raising Sparks by Ariel Kahn

Ariel Kahn’s Raising Sparks is a paean to Israel and to the esoteric teachings of Kabbalah.

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The Heart of the Race Black Women’s Lives in Britain by Beverley Bryan, Stella Dadzie, and Suzanne Scafe

Book Review – Heart of the Race: Black Women’s Lives in Britain by Beverley Bryan, Stella Dadzie and Suzanne Scafe

September 29, 2018 Comments Off on Book Review – Heart of the Race: Black Women’s Lives in Britain by Beverley Bryan, Stella Dadzie and Suzanne Scafe

I’m an avid reader of non-fiction. I thoroughly enjoy taking a peek at other people’s lives and, more importantly, learning something new about the world we live in.

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Milk No Sugar, Norman Long

Photo Gallery: Oils: Techniques and Tutorials for the Complete Beginner by Norman Long, Contemporary Six Gallery

September 24, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Oils: Techniques and Tutorials for the Complete Beginner by Norman Long, Contemporary Six Gallery

Last weekend saw the book launch for celebrated modern artist Norman Long’s Oils: Techniques and Tutorials for the Complete Beginner at independent art gallery Contemporary Six.

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Notes on a Nervous Planet, Matt Haig

Book Review: Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig

July 4, 2018 Comments Off on Book Review: Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig

I have the propensity to be anxious about most things – electrical goods, being late, saying no, upsetting people, gas hobs, plug sockets, disease, forgetting things – so a book titled Notes on a Nervous Planet calls to me like a gin & tonic on a hot day. 

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“If words aren’t spoken or written, they start to become less relevant.” The Lost Words: Seek, Find, Speak

May 23, 2018 Comments Off on “If words aren’t spoken or written, they start to become less relevant.” The Lost Words: Seek, Find, Speak

“Heather? You’re kidding me!”

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Angela and Johnny

Book Review: A Normal Family by Henry Normal and Angela Pell

April 12, 2018 Comments Off on Book Review: A Normal Family by Henry Normal and Angela Pell

Living with autism is a hugely weighty subject and any book about it could easily risk being hard to digest.

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The Myth of the Moors: walking the coffin path

April 7, 2018 Comments Off on The Myth of the Moors: walking the coffin path

“What drew you to write about the moors?” an interviewer asked me recently.

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Review: Brett Anderson, Manchester Literature Festival, The Dancehouse

April 4, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Brett Anderson, Manchester Literature Festival, The Dancehouse

Full and frank disclosure from the off: I am and have always been a Suede fan.

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Ralph Secure council tenant Axe the Housing Act Homes for All London by Debbie Humphry

Photo Gallery: Invisible Britain

March 12, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Invisible Britain

Invisible Britain: Portraits is a forthcoming photography book edited by filmmaker Paul Sng and co-curated by Chloe Juno and Laura Dicken that will feature stories and portraits of individuals across the UK who have been impacted by austerity, de-industrialisation and cuts to public services.

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Jane Austen at Home: Northern Soul talks to TV historian Lucy Worsley

March 1, 2018 Comments Off on Jane Austen at Home: Northern Soul talks to TV historian Lucy Worsley

“She was very intolerant of foolishness, vanity, empty talk, obsequiousness, time-wasting, cruelty.”

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