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Report on the FreeVerse Bookfair? Better late than never.

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Guest — Annie
Totleigh Baarton not Budleigh Salterton Nell! I only mention it because I am on the course - really looking forward to it - and wo... Read More
Sunday, 15 September 2013 11:45
Guest — Nell Nelson
Thank you for saving me, Annie! At least the link takes the reader to the right place. There is something similar about the names,... Read More
Sunday, 15 September 2013 15:13
Guest — Annie
Yes - that's what I thought - a poetic error!
Sunday, 15 September 2013 16:31
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Actually not a facelift, an office lift.

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Guest — Hilary Menos
Hmm - our house has scaffolding on three sides and one window still boarded up, we have ripped everything out of the back bedroom ... Read More
Sunday, 25 August 2013 10:35
Guest — charles
The start of a new series - "small publishers' rooms"?
Sunday, 25 August 2013 11:00
Guest — Nell Nelson
Hilary -- I would be be lost. In your circs, all I could produce would be the spaces between the stanzas...
Sunday, 25 August 2013 15:24
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I’ve been away. Temporarily I was free.

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Guest — Fiona Moore
I never knew that about ciao! When I lived in Austria aged 18, I found it extremely quaint that everyone young used ‘servus’ as ... Read More
Sunday, 18 August 2013 12:21
Guest — Nell Nelson
I didn't know about 'servus' in Austria! Never heard that one. How weird! But it all seems weird until it's familiar.
Sunday, 18 August 2013 16:12
Guest — jenny galton-fenzi
Not forgetting the Barbary slaves - kidnapped by pirates from the Barbary coast during C17th - C19th. Thousands of Europeans, incl... Read More
Wednesday, 21 August 2013 09:52
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There are undoubted benefits to steaming broccoli. However, I prefer stamps.


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Guest — Jim brown
Eh, thee's a right rebel lass. I'll contribute to your bail when the 'Thought Police' get you for this one.
Sunday, 06 January 2013 11:59
Guest — Davina
I think half our Christmas post arrived unfranked and so I had a large harvest: one of the modern labours of the month. Steaming... Read More
Sunday, 06 January 2013 12:27
Guest — Rennie Parker
I also scrape stamps off wherever possible. One of my jobs saves old envelopes for reuse and there's invariably a couple of 'large... Read More
Sunday, 06 January 2013 22:10
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Frank Wood's pamphlet, Racing the Stable Clock, is on the way. But trees – and logs? Don’t talk to me about the wood kind of wood.

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Guest — Frank Wood
It would probably be easier to obtain planning permission to build some badly designed houses on an undeveloped area of land in an... Read More
Monday, 12 November 2012 23:16
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