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August 2013

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Fri, 15:53: “They always put the napkin under the food. Which misses the point, don’t you think?” @mark_haddon, The Red House

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Thu, 14:49: 3 of 5 stars to Bracelet of Bones by Kevin Crossley-Holland http://t.co/lgwZIJMXeu Thu, 14:57: Awakening desire to read original old Norse Sagas: #review of Bracelet of Bones by Kevin Crossley-Holland http://t.co/MX7vdo1buC #amreading Thu, 15:15: RT @Alicebentinck: Congrats to…

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Awakening a desire to read original old Norse Sagas

Bracelet of Bones by Kevin Crossley-Holland From the beginning, the first book in Kevin Crossley-Holland’s Viking trilogy reads like an old Norse myth or saga. The language is, as you would expect from the author, beautiful and poetic, and he…

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Wed, 16:56: Guess who? @ Parade Fish Restaurant, Swanage http://t.co/GAUTvjDtM5 Thu, 10:42: is trying to work out how to explain to the #Badgers currently partying nightly in our garden that this particular household are #anticull?

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Tue, 08:31: On this day last year: 26/8 #oneyearon http://t.co/HtVGCYINW3 Tue, 08:37: On this day last year: 27/8 #knittedbusses #oneyearon http://t.co/2QG01MiLek Tue, 11:09: 5 of 5 stars to There Are Cats In This Book by Viviane Schwarz http://t.co/zAyr8i6GVL

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Sun, 15:20: the voices inside my head are talking http://t.co/MrHt6aqxe1 #iceland #ideas #plotting #TheEndOfAllWorlds #amwriting Sun, 16:24: On this day last year: 24/8 #oneyearon http://t.co/iJxFInLmvk Sun, 16:26: On this day last year: 25/8 #oneyearon http://t.co/lr5rYFK0PU Sun, 17:01: “Words are bridges….

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Sat, 17:13: RT @GuardianBooks: Ghost Hawk by Susan Cooper reviewed by @marcussedgwick http://t.co/ccHdOsQ9td Sat, 17:13: Damn it, just found another must read/must own book… Ghost Hawk by Susan Cooper – review http://t.co/FDInvMqLoY via @guardian Sat, 17:38: On this day last…

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Fri, 12:26: Stuck for summer reading? How about story of girl, her brother, their cousin defending Worlds from Gods & Capitalists http://t.co/MhxPhbIo0X Fri, 14:49: What Causes “Old Book Smell”? http://t.co/XLIIJqgr2N Something else that you just can’t get from eBooks… via…

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Thu, 15:33: On this day last year, Europe’s most-powerful waterfall: 22/8 #oneyearon http://t.co/n8PN96oKMy Thu, 17:44: is now on holiday. No more work ’til September, yay! 🙂 Fri, 08:13: #Privacy debate from the historical context is food for thought @JBHist Everymans…

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Wed, 19:50: Small first #harvest… @ Southwold http://t.co/iXjZT6aDeC Wed, 21:37: Oops, it seems I am 67% addicted to Facebook! http://t.co/Dne13L0jT5 via @oatmeal Wed, 21:47: On this day last year: 21/8 #oneyearon #nofilternecessary http://t.co/T3Qp4XncBo Thu, 09:12: BBC News – E-book revolution:…

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Tue, 19:05: On this day last year: 20/8 #oneyearon #nofilternecessary http://t.co/wm8qyvwUpF Tue, 20:00: Aardman animates Pink Floyd trailer http://t.co/fwh7L7B9qY Tue, 20:52: “Polly getting married only meant one thing tho Louis. It meant the prospect of enduring yet another social situation…”…

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Mon, 13:49: “For your music collection and mine, love Kathryn xxx” Music from and inspired by #MrTumnal… https://t.co/RrHiVSh5lt #playlist #TheBook Mon, 18:19: Mr Tumnal’s ecletic taste in music… http://t.co/LzlJw8t2MQ #inspiration #mrtumnal #music #playlist Mon, 20:38: On this day last year,…

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Mr Tumnal’s ecletic taste in music…

Mr Tumnal's ecletic taste in music...

Mr Tumnal has an eclectic taste in music. His music collection is entirely vinyl and (mostly) cassette, with some recent additions on CD, thus, Kathryn buys him an iPod which she has engraved for him: For your music collection and…

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Mr Tumnal’s ecletic taste in music…

Mr Tumnal has an eclectic taste in music. His music collection is entirely vinyl and (mostly) cassette, with some recent additions on CD, thus, Kathryn buys him an iPod which she has engraved for him: For your music collection and…

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Sun, 14:47: That nice feeling when you read something back months or years later and you think, I wrote that… #thequotableself Sun, 14:50: “Hospitals are for the old and the infirm,” clipped an aging Miss Leroy, “As I am neither,…

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Sat, 12:08: On this day last year: 17/8 #oneyearon http://t.co/3kyz3pwGdT Sat, 12:09: On this day last year: 17/8 #oneyearon http://t.co/pTREBkEhtM Sat, 15:00: RT @DrAliceRoberts: I’ve designed a deckchair for Clevedon Pier! You can bid for it here: http://t.co/7TWcgl9Twr Deckchairs on…

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Fri, 12:57: RT @TheStoryMuseum: Something for our cafe… Thanks @RosieErnst. Here’s our patron Michael Rosen on chocolate cake. http://t.co/gkp9uhOKNS Fri, 21:21: Hand-baked bread platter layered with a dairy spread and topped with a strawberry and rhubarb conserve… #breadandjam ° la…

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A writer’s regret

A writer's regret

Being as I am in that awkward space that a writer finds themself in, of having finished writing the one novel but not yet having started the next, my mind is,  as I begin to read and revise   Mr Tumnal,…

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