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The Grinning Man

I haven’t blogged in a while. Every time I think of my poor neglected blog, buckets of guilt crash down on me like I’ve accidentally triggered a Rube Goldberg machine.
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Closed Casket: review and LEGO story

Closed Casket

I’m not quite sure why I love Agatha Christie mysteries so much. Nostalgia. The challenge of trying to figure out who did it. I read them again and again, especially around this time of year. And each re-read is as satisfying as the first time round.
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Reader Confessions


I was tagged by my friend Karina. You can read her reader confessions here.
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When a book is more than a book


To call myself a Harry Potter fan would be an understatement.
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Harry Potter and the midnight launch


cursed child

As an adult you have to accept that certain things are inevitable and you just have to get on with it. And one of those things is queuing. You queue when you do your taxes. You queue when you renew your vehicle license or your passport. Queues can’t be avoided.
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Review – The Rules by Dianne Case


The Rules is one of those rare novels that offer a no-holds-barred slice of real-life. And Diane doesn’t hold back.
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LEGO review: The Girls

The Girls

newspaper headline

Everybody wants to belong.
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Two hearts in a goldfish bowl

Lil KIm

A few notes on fish.
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School visits

One of my favourite things in the world is visiting schools and meeting my readers.
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May events


There are plenty of exciting literary events happening in May.
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