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September 2013

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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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Thu, 16:43: has reached 2010… #livinginthepast #migratingpoems #newwebsite @brookespoetry

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Wed, 12:07: @booksaremybag Do you have a #booksaremybag Twibbon to add to Facebook/Twitter profile pics? Wed, 17:50: I have #bookmarks! All set for Saturday’s @eburypublishing event at blackwelloxford… #booksaremybag… http://t.co/TTxwhgpH5b Wed, 21:13: RT @Joannechocolat: #WhatWritersDo Pack more adaptors and power…

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Tue, 13:37: RT @blackwelloxford: Details of our bookshop party this Saturday @booksaremybag http://t.co/Fld1pm1BnN #SpreadTheLove tweeps! Tue, 13:38: Details of the @blackwelloxford bookshop party this Saturday @booksaremybag http://t.co/JLU2zGNdaG … #SpreadTheLove tweeps! Tue, 17:50: Don’t listen to me, believe what other people…

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Mon, 13:16: 1 girl. Her brother. Their cousin. The hulduf°lk they protect #EndOfAllWorlds at @blackwelloxford @booksaremybag 14/9 http://t.co/uTEtxXvZ3S Mon, 13:55: @blackwelloxford What time is Saturday all kicking off? How many authors do you have your author room? @booksaremybag Mon, 15:18:…

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Sat, 22:55: 3 actors, 6 wooden boxes, 1 more outstanding @charconquest production of @HenryVOxford with @creationtheatre. Bloomin’ marvellous! Thank you Sun, 09:42: RT @blackwelloxford: People who read books are often perceived as nerds. I have met some of THE coolest,…

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Fri, 14:25: Not counting one hot concert in July, today I’m wearing shoes and socks for the first time in about 4 months… #autumn Fri, 20:05: RT @Joannechocolat: #WhatWritersDo Encourage emerging novelists, whilst ignoring toxic tweeters who try to attract…

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Thu, 21:19: I like this @OED Word of the Day: poppling, adj. http://t.co/eenkbCVCwd – I need to use it somewhere… #words

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Wed, 13:45: RT @TheStoryMuseum: Fairytale enthusiasts – An Introduction to Fairy Tales from @NationalTheatre, with Sally Gardner and Philip Pullman: ht… Wed, 13:46: Fairytale enthusiasts: Intro to Fairy Tales from @NationalTheatre with Sally Gardner & Philip Pullman http://t.co/HCIuBtt7Fh @TheStoryMuseum Wed,…

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Tue, 21:43: .@blackwelloxford Are doing their thing for @booksaremybag – how about my other two favourite Indies @fordingbooks and @ColesBooks? Are you? Tue, 22:47: looks like I’m going to help celebrate @booksaremybag at the @blackwelloxford book party on 14 Sept….

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Mon, 15:21: Any of my friends with children or who are still in contact with their innerchild listen! 🙂 The Big Proms Bear Hunt http://t.co/yBTJ6E5bMM Mon, 20:48: My first critic… umm… cricket… 😉 #amwriting #MrTumnal @ Southwold http://t.co/lU0iHe0yQO Tue, 10:13:…

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A Tale of Two Families

The Red House by Mark Haddon This is the story of two families who haven’t really spoken in 20 years who decide to holiday together in a cottage on the Welsh borders after, and for the sake of, their recently…

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A Tale of Two Families

The Red House by Mark Haddon This is the story of two families who haven’t really spoken in 20 years who decide to holiday together in a cottage on the Welsh borders after, and for the sake of, their recently…

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Sun, 19:31: Sunday afternoon tea after an antique fair. Late summer in England… @ Brill http://t.co/aTlKwgfWzL Sun, 19:39: A walk through an English village on a late summer afternoon isn’t complete without men in white on a… http://t.co/yUBPNqeOpv Mon, 10:08:…

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Sat, 13:55: You should have seen Emma’s face when I said I was cooking mashed fish. Turns out it was actually… http://t.co/MbesqjUQBQ

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