Author Archives: Justine

The Slap – Christos Tsiolkas

What an engaging, enraging but weirdly unsatisfying read! I found myself sitting on the fence with this one – while I enjoyed its narrative drive, and read it in a couple of sittings, I’m not sure I liked it very … Continue reading

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Midlake and John Grant at the Leadmill, Sheffield, 29 June 2010

Since we’ve moved to Sheffield, I haven’t been to see any gigs up here, which is sad for me because I love seeing bands play live. So I was really looking forward to seeing Midlake, who had just come from … Continue reading

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A picture that sums up my reading habits

If you read the same blogs as I do, you will have already come across Simon T of Stuck in a Book. Recently he asked bloggers to post a picture that best described what they are like as readers. Well, … Continue reading

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My reading life in a nutshell as big as the Ritz

I read almost anything. I was thinking about this statement as a way of writing my first post for this blog (the only thing more daunting than that first post is that first sentence) and actually there are quite a … Continue reading

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