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Ready to switch off Doctor Who because there’s a woman in the tardis? Don’t judge until you see her in action

Exploding Tardis by Milada

After what felt like the longest Wimbledon final post-mortem chat ever yesterday, the BBC revealed the identity of the next Dr Who. The one minute long clip ended with the Doctor removing the hood hiding their identity to show that

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Celebrating #HarryPotterBookNight: Which are your favourite Harry Potter moments?

Just because you have the emotional range of a teaspoon

When Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was first published, JK Rowling would have had little idea that her boy wizard would become as famous in the Muggle world as he is in her fictional world. “There will be books

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Friday Five: Stories to get lost in

Friday Five - blog challenge

Have you ever been so engrossed in a book that the world goes on around you without you even noticing? Me too! They don’t need to be the most well-written, highbrow stories in the world. They still have the power

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Throwback Thursday: Runcorn in The Deathly Hallows

It’s funny how completely unrelated things will spark off such strong memories, isn’t it? I was reading an email from Yours Clothing about their latest new store opening in Runcorn. Immediately the first thing that popped into my head was

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Posted in books, fantasy fiction, fashion

The Power of Three – Spoiler-Free Version

This post DOES NOT contain spoilers for the latest Neil Gaiman novel, The Ocean at the End of the Lane. If you haven’t read this book yet (why not?) but are intending to and don’t want to see any spoilers,

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Posted in A Tale of Dice and Fire, books, politics, Writing

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