Archive for June, 2014

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Reparation

Last Tuesday a toffee eclair plucked my tooth clear away from my gum. A terrifying tongue sweep followed. It felt awful hollow in my mouth. As I attempted to retrieve […]

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Rage

I run a memoir reading group at a local library and we meet once a month. My walking route to the library takes me past six charity shops. Last Monday, […]

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My perfect evening out

The highlight of my social calendar is the annual readings of extracts from the Bailey’s prize for fiction short-listed novels, one day ahead of the winner being announced. Over the […]

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A school reunion – an experiential exercise and much more besides

There had been other invitations for the ten, twenty and silver anniversary of my school-leaving year but I hadn’t felt the tug the way I did when my mother forwarded […]