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16 September, 2017
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Gothic gals

I was thrilled to be asked to take part recently in a WORD Christchurch session as part of their Shifting Points of View “mini-festival”. Actress Rebecca Vaughan (who was mesmerizing in her show Jane Eyre: An autobiography), YA author Karen Healey, WORD Christchurch Director and novelist Rachael King, and little old me getting together onstage […]

Day job writing #5

Day job writing #5

Most of my writing these days is for my day job. Here’s a selection of my latest postings there.

Things I done wrote #4
8 June, 2016
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Things I done wrote #4

Most of my writing these days is for my day job. Here’s a selection of my latest postings there.

Things I done wrote #3

Things I done wrote #3

Most of my writing these days is for my day job. Here’s a selection of my latest postings there.

Things I done wrote
22 October, 2015
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Things I done wrote

A digest of day-job writings I’ve produced recently – Reading and literature High-rise: J. G. Ballard’s vertical zoo Patricia Grace: On Belonging Modern Modem Romance History Oxford to Oxford: The emigration of Henry Smith Land is the very soul of a tribal people Popular Culture Twenty years of Darcy’s wet shirt Long ago in a […]

Why the blog hiatus?
9 June, 2015
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Why the blog hiatus?

I haven’t blogged in a long time. About a month. There are a few reasons for this. I started working full-time again and have found it pretty tiring. Even before that there was stuff that went down that was pretty full on and not fun. You don’t need the details but things got pretty awful […]

Sad brides and gypsohila
24 May, 2015
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Sad brides and gypsohila

As an engaged person, I am technically in an “in between” state, maritally speaking. I often have to remind myself that being engaged sort of entails an intent to marry, which means … a wedding.

The best literary boyfriend ever
30 April, 2015
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The best literary boyfriend ever

It is the height of foolishness to fall in love with a literary character.

Parenting By The Stars (and also me)
12 March, 2015
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Parenting By The Stars (and also me)

Reading is a really big part of my life, as is writing, of course. The idea of not being able to do those things as well as I need to is upsetting to me but that’s the reality for many people living with dyslexia.

Gothic gals
Gothic gals
16 September, 2017
The Nerd Degree: Librarians
The Nerd Degree: Librarians
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