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Friday 4 April 2008

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Once Upon a Time in the North

There are some books that you cannot wait for. I needed to go into town anyway and collect some more inserts for my photo albums. It wouldn’t have been right not to buy Philip Pullman’s new book, Once Upon a…

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What’s in a name?

Okay, it’s done. For years now I have been perfectly well aware that I have been breaking the cardinal rule of writing in having two characters of (broadly similar) the same name: Hannah Ball and Hanna Katla Baldursdóttir. There have…

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Waking up to one’s Dad on the radio

Whilst eating my muesli this morning, I heard the Today programme presenter mention an open letter from the Royal Society about new coal-powered power stations. I immediately wondered if this was anything to do with my dad and made a…

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