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September 2013

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Sun, 12:07: RT @brookespoetry: It’s @PoetryDayUK on Thursday! If you’re putting on an event around #Oxfordshire, let us know and we’ll promote it! #poe… Sun, 12:10: It seems that I have something in common with @LeeMack. I tho get musical…

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Sat, 19:11: RT @donnette: Literary Elite is out! http://t.co/qlSlj9fInr ▸ Top stories today via @shepline @MallaHaridat @pmterrell Sat, 20:51: Mince and vegetable pie with tumbled spuds ° la hairybikers #Dieters… @ Southwold http://t.co/naCzXeQbSN Sat, 20:55: …the remains of the pie…

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Fri, 13:48: Michael Morpurgo on BBC Front Row https://t.co/ksIrlEDPxM Fri, 19:28: RT @littlebrown: .@HannahFKent is at @BooksandBooks now, discussing #BurialRites – watch the live stream here! http://t.co/bLKBKcd7pu Fri, 19:37: .@HannahFKent‘s first novel #BurialRites sounds fascinating, and not just because Iceland…

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Wed, 13:41: .@VodafoneUK has some of the worst on hold music ever! If only they’d allow me to have different delivery address from the start?!? #poor Thu, 10:46: RT @hss_brookes: .@oxford_brookes launches a series of six graded reading levels called…

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Wed, 09:36: RT @blackwelloxford: Great to see @booksaremybag having a positive impact http://t.co/w7w3yq66Cf 18% up is ace (we were even acer!) Thank y… Wed, 10:35: RT @hss_brookes: .@oxford_brookes Prof Tina Miller talked on @BBCBreakfast about proposals for a shorter, more…

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Mon, 15:44: RT @TheStoryMuseum: Practical Pig’s wolf repellent – for all your house-building needs. #storysupplies http://t.co/cxpbztJ9Vm Mon, 16:09: lone sharks/loan sharks… You really wouldn’t want to confuse them… 😉 Mon, 18:33: Playing best out of three, my right forehand beats…

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Considering the voices in my head

Considering the voices in my head

Mr Tumnal is the story of  a man who  marries his imaginary friend.  Based on the  dissertation of my friends Kirsty, You Were My Betty is  another crazy idea from the same brain.  Charlotte gets help  with her  dissertation from…

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Sun, 16:27: It was impossible to contain my excitement when I turned round to discover Alan Garner’s actual Owl… http://t.co/voNxaqpROT Sun, 18:28: Wood, bronze, iron; water, fire, stone. Six signs the circle, abduction the grail gone before…… http://t.co/ewP1jWJQHq Sun, 18:36:…

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Fri, 14:19: I scored 4 out of 7 on the BBC News Quiz http://t.co/k7i1P1Jsmp Fri, 17:31: Taken: Cat Edition #Taken #cat #remake #revine inspired by bASED NAM https://t.co/xI8KWOlgzV

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Fri, 07:01: RT @JBHist: There is truth in little red-riding hood! Cape 1770s-1790s. @MetropolitanMuseum Accession #: C.I.69.4 http://t.co/6D7wJ5COPB vi… Fri, 09:27: The mini-caterpillar returns… https://t.co/KYwwCG8vSf Fri, 09:40: The @hss_brookes caterpillar in perpetual motion… #goingroundincircles @nickyanderton https://t.co/ZNFRgnIaOP Fri, 10:04: 5 of…

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Wed, 14:30: Love it! 🙂 Wedding delayed as ring-bearing owl goes for a sleep http://t.co/7hCl0MEwIj Wed, 15:44: Lynda Barry: The 20 stages of reading – The Washington Post http://t.co/OAS3lqu5Tw Thu, 06:58: Plum jam! Thank you Caroline Shaw for the fruit!…

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Tue, 15:09: “and a turnkey being put into the oven” #awkward #typo

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Mon, 14:53: Kind of impressed that 18,138 people can visit a website that doesn’t exist anymore in the last year. They even spent av. 1m18s there! #work Mon, 18:08: Cold & flu season is coming up. Be prepared: #histmed http://t.co/lgx0aAHlef…

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Sun, 17:15: “why bookshops are worth saving and what they need to do to save them” via @theprettybooks @booksaremybag http://t.co/UiTrBOitQI Sun, 19:47: On a cold and squally #autumn evening: spicy pork and rice from the hairybikers @ Southwold http://t.co/33Vw1ykw90 Sun,…

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Sat, 13:04: #TheEndOfAllWorlds is here, in blackwelloxford for #booksaremybag day… @eburypublishing @ Blackwell’s http://t.co/jz0xbQfZ7V Sat, 13:28: I’m here, in an actual workshop, with my debut novel, #TheEndOfAllWorlds. So come on down to… http://t.co/npsU5yyWw3 Sat, 15:29: Feeling privileged to have signed…

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Fri, 14:26: My enduring love of books and bookshops explained http://t.co/MLBtvyLXHT #books #bookshops #booksaremybag @blackwelloxford @booksaremybag Fri, 15:27: RT @TVsSimonKing: If you are going to the expense and effort of cage trapping a live badger, surely better to inject it…

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Autumn Walk

Autumn Walk

This poem was written sometime around 1986/7 by Me, aged 13 (or thereabouts). I’d completely forgotten I had written this, but as soon as I read it I remembered precisely when I had, and where it was about. Folk from…

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