Helen Crawford

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April 5, 2014 at 2:03pm
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paintedout:

relevant

Hadn’t heard of Glenn Gould until he appeared in The Goldfinch, but I like this. Don’t get me wrong, I like handshaking too, but I like this.

paintedout:

relevant

Hadn’t heard of Glenn Gould until he appeared in The Goldfinch, but I like this. Don’t get me wrong, I like handshaking too, but I like this.

March 24, 2014 at 12:14am
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talking-food:

Oh baby, oh baby. #kneady #dough #want #need #talkingfood #friendlyfoods #10thingsihateaboutyou (made with @over)

talking-food:

Oh baby, oh baby. #kneady #dough #want #need #talkingfood #friendlyfoods #10thingsihateaboutyou (made with @over)

March 20, 2014 at 10:48pm
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fanzines:

Second issue of Wes ANDERZINE! Comes with another zine inside called ‘Stalking Bill Murray’ :) Photo by Thom Wong

fanzines:

Second issue of Wes ANDERZINE! Comes with another zine inside called ‘Stalking Bill Murray’ :) Photo by Thom Wong

March 7, 2014 at 4:31pm
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Love this!

nationalbook:

#NBAwards Finalist GEORGE SAUNDERS has WON the 2014 Story Prize for Tenth of December.

A good time to share George Saunders’ appearance at last year’s Finalists Reading evening.

January 4, 2014 at 7:34pm
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Happy New Year! Welcome to 2014, with help from Jon Butterfield.

December 7, 2013 at 11:22am
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BLESS ADVENT CALENDAR DAY 07 | RACHEL STUBBS

"I’ve been listening to quite a bit of Sufjan Stevens’ Christmas Album recently, which may explain how this little worshipper came about. I love this verse from my favourite carol ‘O come O come, Emmanuel’, it puts a shiver down my spine.”

O come, Thou Day-Spring, come and cheer,
Our spirits by thine advent here,
Disperse the gloomy clouds of night
And death’s dark shadows put to flight.
Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel
Shall come to thee, O Israel.

liveforothers:

BLESS ADVENT CALENDAR DAY 07 | RACHEL STUBBS

"I’ve been listening to quite a bit of Sufjan Stevens’ Christmas Album recently, which may explain how this little worshipper came about. I love this verse from my favourite carol ‘O come O come, Emmanuel’, it puts a shiver down my spine.”

O come, Thou Day-Spring, come and cheer,
Our spirits by thine advent here,
Disperse the gloomy clouds of night
And death’s dark shadows put to flight.
Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel
Shall come to thee, O Israel.

December 1, 2013 at 7:30pm
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Grieving run

tears join
muscles while
they contract
and expand
on the concrete
track of
suburban life.

therein flows release of
strife.

November 28, 2013 at 8:00pm
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Why I like reading

Your words pin and nail me,

They astound, provoke, comfort, and inspire me.

Ian McEwan’s ‘winter birdsong’ has stuck with me;

Two words evoke a feeling so large it stops me.

The phrasing and the way it rolls delights me.

I need to read things like this more, I think, when you write me.

28/11/2013

At work today a few people shared some writing they loved and talked about why. We then spent ten minutes writing about why we love reading. This what I wrote. The only thing I’ve ever written with an AAAAAA rhyme scheme. 

November 26, 2013 at 9:29pm
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Anorak Magazine →

Yes! One of my fave publications has joined rank…

November 21, 2013 at 9:27pm
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Reading

Reading, and rereading

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and this shocking, shocking news story

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Bit lost for words at the mo, maybe I’ll say more some other time.