Monthly Archives: August 2013

Poverty – By Michael C. Bungay


Originally published on 27th August 2013. Last week in my Creative Writing Group at the Stevenage Wellbeing Centre in Hertfordshire, I had to write about money and what I would do with it if I had lots of it to … Continue reading

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Money – By Michael C. Bungay


Originally published on 20th August 2013. If I had money and lots of it, I would spend some but not all of it on a luxury sportscar, getting a much bigger house and going abroad to places like Japan and … Continue reading

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Grave Of The Fireflies


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“Barefoot Gen”


Originally posted on The View from This Seat (supplementary blog):
Tomorrow, August 6, is the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. When the bomb exploded at 8:15 on that hot August morning in 1945, Keiji Nakazawa was on…

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Prosthetic Memory and Anime


Originally posted on The Tiger Manifesto:
Continued from a series of reviews and articles about Alison Landsberg’s Prosthetic Memory and Susan J. Napier’s Anime. Napier’s chapter on two historical dramas, Barefoot Gen and Grave of the Fireflies, was tailor-made for reading in light of the concept of…

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Book Review Of The Twits By Roald Dahl


Originally posted on Just A Small Town Girl…:
So after having an internship interview at a trade book publishing company yesterday, I caught the nostalgia bug and my creative juices were flowing so I thought that it would be fitting to revisit…

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James & The Giant Peach, Roald Dahl


Originally posted on emmabookblogger:
Perusing the old bookshelves at my mother’s house, I came across an old copy of James & the Giant Peach in remarkably good condition, and then begged to take it home with me. I’ve actually been…

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