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Lymond 4: some great writing

I haven’t posted for a few days, because I am lost in Checkmate, the sixth and final book in the chronicles. I got off the tram today just as I finished reading a hugely dramatic scene, and walked all the … Continue reading

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elements for a great writers group meeting

coffee from the otto with Padre‘s wet process Sidamo beans, drunk from Karen Ho cups. Oh, and with sweet things from Dench bakery. Put John Banville’s The Sea and Suzanne Collins’s Mockingjay into the same conversation (neither fared too well, … Continue reading

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