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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

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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Rapunzel, let down your hair…

I’ve just watched last Thursday’s modern retelling of The Brothers Grimm’s Rapunzel. It was good fun and entertaining but it wasn’t what I would call a retelling of a traditional story. For a retelling to really work for me, it…

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A very festive production

Friday night was my department’s christmas lunch. As it worked out, this was very nicely timed with my parents coming to stay for the weekend, in that i was able to get a lift into work in the morning, go…

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