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Shropshire Star
Host of top figures set for Oswestry LitFest « Shropshire StarEntering its seventh year, Oswestry LitFest is this time taking place “over a l
Host of top figures set for Oswestry LitFest « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 3 days ago
Entering its seventh year, Oswestry LitFest is this time taking place “over a long lit weekend” from March 17 to 20 – rather than over a number of weeks as previous years. Carrie Morris, festival director, said she believes this year’s programme is... Read more
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The New Yorker
Frederick Seidel’s Ballsy BlasphemyIf the id had an id, and it wrote poetry, the results might sound like “Widenin
Frederick Seidel’s Ballsy Blasphemy
The New Yorker / Posted 3 days ago
If the id had an id, and it wrote poetry, the results might sound like “Widening Income Inequality” (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), Frederick Seidel’s sixteenth collection. The title borrows a current meme, while also suggesting Yeats’s apocalyptic poem... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Watch: The Norwich street performer who can recite any poem from memory Street poet Gary Dexter, who asks people what their favourite poem is, and he
Watch: The Norwich street performer who can recite any poem from memory
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
Street poet Gary Dexter, who asks people what their favourite poem is, and he tries to recite it from memory. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY Whether you prefer Lewis Carroll or... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Watch: The Norwich street performer who can recite any poem from memory Street poet Gary Dexter, who asks people what their favourite poem is, and he
Watch: The Norwich street performer who can recite any poem from memory
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 5 days ago
Street poet Gary Dexter, who asks people what their favourite poem is, and he tries to recite it from memory. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY Whether you prefer Lewis Carroll or... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norwich performer entertains people with their favourite poems Street poet Gary Dexter, who asks people what their favourite poem is, and he
Norwich performer entertains people with their favourite poems
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
Street poet Gary Dexter, who asks people what their favourite poem is, and he tries to recite it from memory. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY Whether you prefer Lewis Carroll or Kipling,... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norwich performer entertains people with their favourite poems Street poet Gary Dexter, who asks people what their favourite poem is, and he
Norwich performer entertains people with their favourite poems
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 6 days ago
Street poet Gary Dexter, who asks people what their favourite poem is, and he tries to recite it from memory. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY Whether you prefer Lewis Carroll or Kipling,... Read more
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Northern Echo
Tributes to respected Jarrow journalist Terry Kelly, who has died aged 57He is survived by his wife Val and daughter Kate, 26. A family spokesman said:
Tributes to respected Jarrow journalist Terry Kelly, who has died aged 57
Northern Echo / Posted 25 days ago
He is survived by his wife Val and daughter Kate, 26. A family spokesman said: “Terry was a much-loved husband, father and brother. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.” Joy Yates, Shields Gazette editorial director, said: “Terry was one... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Young family fearful after travellers 'threatened to burn them in their beds'A family is currently terrified living in their own home after a group of trave
Young family fearful after travellers 'threatened to burn them in their beds'
Daily Mirror / Posted 26 days ago
A family is currently terrified living in their own home after a group of travellers set up camp outside a social club. Steward Lindsey Wilson, who lives in Bradford, West Yorkshire, lives above the East Ward Labour Club with her partner, Gareth... Read more
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The Atlantic
What Happens When a Video Game's World Ends?In English, the word “apocalypse”—ety. Greek, n. apo (un-) + kaluptein (-veil)—
What Happens When a Video Game's World Ends?
The Atlantic / Posted 27 days ago
In English, the word “apocalypse”—ety. Greek, n. apo (un-) + kaluptein (-veil)—has three non-exclusive meanings. The first and most common is simply the end of the world, whether by divine punishment or whatever transpires in movies directed by... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The UK's 10 best city breaksThe wonderfully preserved Roman Baths and next-door Abbey, but also the delight
The UK's 10 best city breaks
Daily Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
The wonderfully preserved Roman Baths and next-door Abbey, but also the delightful Fashion Museum: see those nightdressy Jane Austen muslins then nip upstairs to the Assembly Rooms to imagine them in action. Buy tickets for match at Bath RFC, there’s... Read more

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