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Head Over Heels in the Dales, Gervase Phinn

Head Over Heels in the Dales, Gervase Phinn Penguin, 321 pages ISBN 9780141005225 Gervase Phinn has been a school inspector in the Yorkshire Dales for three years.  He enjoys his work, which gives him the opportunity to visit classrooms all … Continue reading

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1982 by Jian Ghomeshi, with bonus Moxy Fruvous video

1982, Jian Ghomeshi Penguin, 284 pages ISBN 9780670066483   1982 was a pretty important year: Ronald Reagan was shot, the Falklands War happened, Canada repatriated the constitution, the Commodore computer was released, it was early days of the New Wave … Continue reading

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Two travel memoir reviews: The Olive Harvest by Carol Drinkwater and Fly Away Home by Maggie Myklebust

It’s July.  My husband and children are off for the summer, and I’m joining them on holiday for these next two weeks.  We tried to fly to Western Canada once and the trip just about killed us, so we’re spending … Continue reading

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