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Book Review – Mr Romanov’s Garden in the Sky by Robert Newton reviewed by Jill Smith

  Lexie felt her whole world was grey. The Commission building, she lived in sucked the life out of her. Her mother was a junkie and mostly not around, and when she was, she wasn’t with her.  It was Lexie’s … Continue reading

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Petal and the Easter Bunny … part two

For those who read the first half of Jill Ford’s PETAL AND THE EASTER BUNNY STORY, that appeared in The Ten Penners book ‘Fan-tas-tic-al Tales’,  here is the second half. continued… ‘I’m trying to,’ snapped Petal. ‘But you are making … Continue reading

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The Fix It Man book launch

On Saturday 25th March after another inspirational meeting with my writing buddies in The Ten Penners, I went to see Dimity Powell launch her truly heartfelt book The FIX IT Man. To say it was a beautiful presentation is an … Continue reading

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Ice Breaker – The Hidden Series by Lian Tanner, reviewed by Jill Smith

I was in a session at Somerset Literary Festival in March 2016, and attended a session presented by Lian Tanner. I shook her hand and introduced myself. She got ready for her meeting with the students who attended by running … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2017 here we go…

Happy New Year! I have big plans for 2017 not the least of which is a trip to go overseas for a double celebration of my 60th Birthday and my lovely husband and I being married for 40 years. Naturally, I … Continue reading

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