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A While in the Woods

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Not a Book Review – To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey

"Alaska, 1885. Colonel Allen Forrester receives the commission of a lifetime when he is charged to navigate Alaska's hitherto impassable Wolverine River, with only a small group of men. The Wolverine is the key to opening up Alaska and its... Continue Reading →

We are all lonely little readers at heart.

I'm reading Roald Dahl's Matilda to my sons at the moment, and it's the first time I've looked at it since I was a child myself. The book is, at its basic level, about loneliness. It's also about books. 'From... Continue Reading →

So this one time, I had dinner with Juliet Marillier AND Kate Forsyth – in a 17th century English manor house.

Most of my writer friends are going to break up with me after they read this, and I'll probably deserve it. Seriously, who gets to have dinner with not just one, but two, of their favourite authors, in England, on a... Continue Reading →

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