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Book festival special

And a special book festival it is too!  I am having a brilliant time.  Lovely atmosphere. I’m a bit behind with blogging so let’s have a quick catch-up of the last couple of days (not in order.  Maybe in order … Continue reading

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How to survive the Titanic

My first event of the book festival last night! I love the book festival – such a massive programme right on our doorstep (though I was also lucky where I lived before, which was midway between Hay-on-Wye and Cheltenham). The … Continue reading

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Harry Baker, Inua Ellams and the poetry polaroid

I am completely unable to remember the title of Harry Baker‘s show in anything like the right order, so having looked it up, I can say it’s Proper Pop-up Purple Paper People (12 noon at the Royal Oak). The poem … Continue reading

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A big contrast: DJing and cities

Since the weekend, my Science Festival attendance has been a bit more sporadic – just one event on Monday and one yesterday.  (Although I have some lovely things lined up for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, including finally acquiring some children … Continue reading

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Why did I never know about Elsie Inglis?

Apologies for the intermittent posting over the last couple of weeks, real life is definitely getting in the way! I’ve been meaning to write about the International Women’s Day event that I was at on Monday, so given that today … Continue reading

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