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Burnley Literary Festival 2017


This year’s festival seemed a good deal bigger. Circumstances got in the way of attending all the events I’d have liked but you do what you can. Unlike last year’s blogathon (beginning here)  it’ll be just this post. Kate Field. … Continue reading

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Under Winter’s Bough


Winter’s Holme went very well – I stuck to the descriptions of winter and festivities around it. Few picked up on the scandalous sub-text. This calls to mind a line in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, always winter but never Christmas. … Continue reading

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Burnley Literary Festival – day four Open-mic


How odd are the acoustics in my new home – the hoover seems to be in a different place according to where I sit in the bay window. I’m still ruminating on last night’s Open-mic session. I was late to … Continue reading

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Burnley Literary Festival – day three – The Faerie Chronicles


Life never runs smooth … as the pet cat of my middle daughter, Streisand, has been diagnosed with a life threatening disorder which means he can’t toilet properly. His body is shutting down at barely two years old. This small … Continue reading

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Burnley Literary Festival – Day Two


This Sunday …like every Sunday was family visits day. What makes it different is it’s Jen’s birthday. It’s going to be a cooking and meals with the children day. I walked the dogs and followed this up with a two … Continue reading

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Burnley Literary Festival – Day One


Saturday, 29th October 2016 is day one of Burnley Literary Festival. Burnley is six miles away and earlier today I went to see how things were getting started. Event 1 Sheena Byrom – midwife My first port of call was … Continue reading

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Burnley Literary Festival


About a month ago we finished moving home. We left Helmshore, Lancashire for the delights of Accrington. I think the dogs acclimatised best (new sights, smells and places to do their dumps) – and after them the cat. Relatives turn up … Continue reading

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