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Tag Archives: Taken Away
It’s only been a couple of weeks since I handed the new book over the the agent and – despite all my good intentions re having a proper rest – I’ve already fallen down the next rabbit hole. This is … Continue reading →
Woot! Robert Dunbar, much loved children’s book critic for the Irish Times has chosen his top kids/YA books of the last 25 years. I am chuffed to be included on a list which names so many of my own writing … Continue reading →
I’m more than a little bleary eyed today folks. It’s taken quite a while to realise that Monday morning wasn’t a dream, and that Into The Grey (Taken Away) actually has won Best Book of the Year in the 2012 CBI Awards. … Continue reading →
Man but The Guard is a smashing film. And what a gem, what a jewel, what perfect perfect performance is given in it by the great Fionnula Flanagan. Once again I’m reminded of what a master this actress is. God … Continue reading →