Muggles go Wild Camping

I went ‘wild’ camping in the Scottish Highlands and it was nothing like camping in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. It was a tall order, thinking I could wild camp for ten days in the Scottish Highlands. I’ve been camping before – as a child, with friends, or at festivals – but I’ve never been […]

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Pixel Picks. XIII

Pixel Picks – weekly(ish) links from around the web: interviews, articles, essays, poetry, fiction and non. This week brings books in translation, The Smiths, poetry annotation, the tarot, and Potter news. Enjoy. Waiting in the Library line: for book one of Karl Ove Knausgård tome. The Paris Review interviewed the one who is translating it. This […]

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Pixel Picks. VIII

Pixel Picks – weekly(ish) links from around the web: interviews, articles, essays, poetry, fiction and non. Enjoy. F is for Feminism: Lenny Letter is an awesome email newsletter, the most recent one has a sassy essay from Jennifer Lawrence about the gender pay gap. A Novel Outfit: from Sherlock to The Little Prince, kids in literary costumes. Hangover […]

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Pixel Picks. IV

Pixel Picks – weekly links from around the web: interviews, articles, essays, poetry, fiction and non. Enjoy. On what makes a good bookseller: An article about the manager of my local bookstore and how she know exactly what book you should read next. A harrowing story: I am partway through the Patrick Melrose novels, and this […]

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Pixel Picks. I

As well as reading pages and pages of books, I also read a huge amount online – interviews, articles, essays, poetry, fiction and non. Unlike books, I have no way of tracking and reflecting on these, until now. Weekly I will be posting my pixel picks – links from around the web; sometimes it will […]

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