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September 2017

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Little Duck Journey

Back on 30 June, Emma and I became foster-parents to a little rescue duck after he got brought in to the vets where Emma works when it got rescued from the jaws of a clients cat. Over the next three…

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@vnemma and I heard today via our local Facebook community group that there was a stray duck rounded up one street away and released in Jubilee Lake on the other side of Bicester. After I got home from work we went out for an evening stroll to see if we could find him and on our second turn about we saw him on his own down at the end! Douglas a l’Orange!!! He’s happy and swimming in his new home! #duck???? #allducksaredifferent #noducksarethesame

@vnemma and I heard today via our local Facebook community group that there was a stray duck rounded up one street away and released in Jubilee Lake on the other side of Bicester. After I got home from work we…

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The price of publishing

In preparation for the release of Philip Pullman’s long-awaited La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One on the 19 October, I have been re-reading (should that be devouring?) the original His Dark Materials series. Aside from being awed yet again…

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An introduction to Norse Mythology

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman I’m going to get pilloried by the Gaimanites out there, but this book falls a little flat for me. Neil Gaiman has an authoritative voice and clearly knows the stories in and out, but this I fear…

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