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Blood, Sweat and Beers or how I (nearly) became a Geordie gazelle

April 7, 2014 Comments Off on Blood, Sweat and Beers or how I (nearly) became a Geordie gazelle

The literature to which I was exposed in my childhood and youth didn’t extend beyond The Beano, Shoot, Newcastle United match day programmes and Viz.

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SHIT HAPPENS: Jeremy Kyle meets The Thorn Birds

February 25, 2014 Comments Off on SHIT HAPPENS: Jeremy Kyle meets The Thorn Birds

Eileen Wharton, a novelist from County Durham, says that you don’t have to be posh to be published. 

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Byker Books: The Best of British

January 20, 2014 Comments Off on Byker Books: The Best of British

When you hear the phrase ‘Best of British’ what does it make you think?

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Byker Books (and not a sniff of PJ & Duncan)

December 17, 2013 Comments Off on Byker Books (and not a sniff of PJ & Duncan)

Way back in the mists of time, before e-readers were invented and everyone with a blog was a ‘publisher’, a group of people from the North East of England who weren’t that enthralled by reading the memoirs of some ‘reality show’ nonentity came together…in a pub.

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