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July 2013

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Tue, 12:20: RT @hss_brookes: Why Humanities MATTER: the humanities are about what it is to be human… http://t.co/Kue6jJMoLh Tue, 18:09: “I walked down the stairs. I knew what the next sentence was going to be. I walked up the stairs….

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A true modern fairytale

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman I bought this book on impulse after reading a review from a good friend. I didn’t have any idea what the book was going to be like. What I…

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A true modern fairytale

A true modern fairytale

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman I bought this book on impulse after reading a review from a good friend. I didn’t have any idea what the book was going to be like. What I…

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Mon, 23:06: curses the excellence of @blackwelloxford. I wish I had more money to buy all the books they sell there. Maybe I should just move I…? Tue, 09:00: is feeling a little bit under dressed today… #Rain

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Being a tourist in your own town

Being a tourist in your own town

Today was a day for seeing family that I haven’t seen in ages, or indeed in come cases, not at all. With the exception of Olivia, I’ve not met any of my first cousins-once-removed, and only she when she was…

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Sun, 15:01: Only four abduction a bit chapters to type up. Good job I haz good touch-typing skillz… #amwriting… http://t.co/iOYIR8NP8A Sun, 22:53: RT @megrosoff: Oh, ffs, Britain. Don’t make me embarrassed to be a citizen of you as well. http://t.co/0waIGph5gX…

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Workplace of a Modern Writer

Workplace of a Modern Writer

Yesterday, this was the scene, come rain or shine (yes, it did rain, epically, at 18:25 when the heavens opened with torrential thunderstorm) I was at my writing station under the umbrella (in sun, for shade, and in rain, for…

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Sat, 17:32: “You take the child; When the child becomes the man. And in his place another child waits.” #TheRules #MrTumnal #amwriting Sat, 17:56: Those final moments… #MrTumnal #amwriting Sat, 18:25: It appears to be raining in the garden now,…

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The End

The End

I first started writing the curious tale of Mr Tumnal during my honeymoon on 3 June 2009. A little over four year’s later, at 23:10 on Saturday 27 June 2013, I finished it. It is one-year to the day that…

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The End

I first started writing the curious tale of Mr Tumnal during my honeymoon on 3 June 2009. A little over four year’s later, at 23:10 on Saturday 27 June 2013, I finished it. It is one-year to the day that…

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Fri, 13:20: . @undiminished Is this the kind of thing you were talking about yesterday? http://t.co/RdqCwCs7Cp Fri, 19:42: RT @BBCFrontRow: Killer whale doc Blackfish reviewed; new @LibraryofBham revealed; vocal group @Naturally7 sing live. With @JohnWilson14 Fri, 19:46: Just heard some…

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Thu, 22:18: Are You an Introvert or an Extrovert Writer? http://t.co/M2JWz5yWli \via @thecreativepenn <– I think I might be an ambivert Fri, 10:52: RT @hss_brookes: .@oxford_brookes Historian, William Gibson, discovers the existence of hitherto unknown Bletchley Park codebreaker http://…

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Wed, 12:14: Why you really should keep a journal http://t.co/wfqKNA9IYn \via @thecreativepenn @guardian Wed, 13:41: @kindofpalejewel Just wondered whether you had come across @JBHist as you work at neighbouring #Oxford institutions? Wed, 14:40: How to be an Author 24-7 http://t.co/3OgMfHCyYT…

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Tue, 21:55: wonders what it is like to play the #flute with water halfway up your chest? #amwriting #MrTumnal #gladthisisntautobiographical Tue, 22:31: Good advice from @megrosoff on how to write… http://t.co/tb2CtFH9zr \via @a_writersstudio Tue, 23:03: RT @charconquest: Enjoyable rehearsals today…

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Mon, 21:10: #Rain! 🙂 Mon, 22:40: Rumours of sustained #Rain this evening have been greatly exaggerated. We seen to have been left with someone else’s cast offs… :-/ Tue, 12:16: I just bought A THREAD THROUGH TIME by Deborah Shepherd…

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Sun, 23:11: A model of St Paul’s… our is it…? http://t.co/YvbexyNgG8 Sun, 23:15: Toy town London… http://t.co/X9JoDJgUlr Mon, 07:48: So there will be no further announcements til an easil appears outside Buck Palace. Isn’t Nick Witchell on @BBCBreakfast in the…

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Sat, 16:44: From the bottom… @ The View from The Shard http://t.co/gOEAPKlJ6e Sat, 17:44: Looking down… @ The View from The Shard http://t.co/lYM4YDQzhK

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Fri, 15:06: experiencing the annoyance of realising I’ve forgotten to get something AFTER I’ve opened the house back up to air… #summerworries Fri, 16:11: Summer fruits… @ Southwold http://t.co/b8wdK4uhK8

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Wed, 19:08: RT @MasterChefUK: Exciting news MasterChef fans… Celeb MC with @JohnTorode1 and @GreggAWallace returns to BBC One on 31st July at 8pm!! Wed, 22:39: A story of bickering Gods and Folk: my #review of #Runelight by @Joannechocolat http://t.co/TBvuTCR6Pm #amreading…

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