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Events to put in your Diary

There seems to be a growing number of arts and book based events in the South of England, all good news for authors. Here are some that may be worth putting in your diary. Crawley Library Book Fair – Saturday, … Continue reading

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Black Eyed Susans – Review

I received this book as a prize in a twitter draw. There are many things to like about this book, not least the crisp writing and the way the backstory emerges drip by drip. I’m not particularly partial to serial … Continue reading

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The Grand Book Launch

What a month it has been – and most of all what a blast!. Despite the hard work, it has been so much fun. Yesterday saw all of it come together in a wonderful book launch. I wish we had … Continue reading

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Another Banana Sonnet

BANANA SONNET  by Angela Petch I watch you as you sit and peel the yellow skin Up in the baobab tree, where you lay in wait. You stole the banana from my picnic plate, You and your hairy monkey friend, … Continue reading

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Banana Sonnets

This month’s homework was to create an ode or sonnet to a banana. Who knew it was 600 years since bananas first appeared in Britain.As editor of this website, I made the decision that all the offerings were worthy of … Continue reading

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Now and Then in Tuscany by Angela Petch

THANK HEAVENS for literature. For poems that nail a moment or feeling, books that educate, transport us to places we didn’t know about and help us escape. Writers are inspired in different ways: through memories, chance meetings with unusual people, … Continue reading

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More News on the Book Launch

These are the books we will be launching on April 3oth, but of course, we will have some of our previous output available on the day as well.

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