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when breath becomes air

‘What’s your book about?’ She lay on my bed flicking through the pages. ‘It’s…. um… about…um… dying’ I reluctantly replied. ‘Why do you always read books about DEATH and dying and illness?’ She said, rolling her eyes – which I … Continue reading

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In memory of Kate Gross. Book Review: LATE FRAGMENTS

Written in December a day after I began and finished Kate Gross’ first and last novel, Late Fragments: Everything I Want to Tell You (About This Magnificent Life) Dear Kate I feel like I know you, that perhaps I am … Continue reading

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a notebook habit with Chroma

I’ve never hidden my obsessive paper habit from you. In fact, I’ve just written a feature article for a magazine (will show you when it’s in actual print!) on the very subject. And I suppose at the very heart of … Continue reading

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the birthday edit

A few of my readers were curious enough to ask me what I was given for my birthday (a couple of weeks ago). I suppose I fall into that dreadful category of ‘impossible to buy for’ or ‘she gets given … Continue reading

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