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Looking forward to Spring

Planting bulbs for a splash of Springtime colour. I am a novice gardener but there’s something about bulbs that I can’t resist. It’s that pot full of possibility, the buried treasure that will eventually blossom and bloom. The promise of warmer weather after the long dark winter days. It’s something to look forward to and […]

‘The Nickel Boys’ by Colson Whitehead

As the winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, I had to read this novel. Colston Whitehead is a gifted storyteller, taking you into a world of segregation, racism and brutality but with a graceful aptitude for giving just enough detail without ever over emphasising the point. This is a poignant, heartfelt and beautifully […]

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