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Psychogeography and Folklore: Walking the City’s Legends

Original post: Psychogeography and Folklore: Walking the City’s Legends by Icy Sedgewick I really enjoyed listening to Icy Sedgewick telling the story of psychogeography. I recommend that you do this. It is so much better to listen to her than … Continue reading

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Poetry for Sale

In the last two weeks, I have been for two interviews, both with the same company, in London. I very much hope that I have been successful, as I love their technology and I think that the company culture and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman

The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the first Sally Lockhart story that I have read, and it probably won’t be the last. In the beginning, it was difficult for me … Continue reading

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Book Review: No Tomorrow (Killing Eve #2) by Luke Jennings

No Tomorrow by Luke Jennings My rating: 5 of 5 stars Despite having a gigantic TBR mountain, I by-passed them all and started reading No Tomorrow as soon as I had finished reading Codename Villanelle. The story continued at the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Codename Villanelle (Killing Eve #1) by Luke Jennings

Codename Villanelle by Luke Jennings My rating: 5 of 5 stars It has been a long time since I gave any book a five star rating, but this one truly deserves it. The ending left me breathless and hungry for … Continue reading

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Book Review: In The Dark by Mark Billingham

In The Dark by Mark Billingham My rating: 4 of 5 stars Violent criminals, big and small; some of them teenagers believing that they are much bigger than they actually are. London police, some straight and some crooked. This book … Continue reading

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Women v Cancer – Ride the Night

We have all had family or friends who have battled, or are currently battling, with Cancer. It is horrible! My own mother was beaten by pancratic cancer in 1999, and I have several good friends who are currently fighting against … Continue reading

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Book Review: How the Marquis Got His Coat Back

How the Marquis Got His Coat Back by Neil Gaiman My rating: 4 of 5 stars This story is absolutely crazy! When I was about twelve years old, I watched the psychedelic animated cartoon of Yellow Submarine by the Beatles. … Continue reading

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Review: Strangers on the 16:02

Strangers on the 16:02 by Priya Basil My rating: 4 of 5 stars It happens every day in London The characters in this book develop quite well for such a short story, and they all have their different dilemmas. I … Continue reading

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Review: Bridget Jones’s Baby

Rating: 4 stars out of a possible 5. So many people had told me that this film is hilarious that I had to see it for myself. They were right! From the beginning to the end I was laughing out … Continue reading

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