Online short story round-up 3

Oh, how I do enjoy reading wonderful nuggets of fiction online. My Twitter feed is now packed with lit mags and competitions, and I'm constantly impressed and inspired by the stories they publish. Here are just a few that I have enjoyed recently: Hiding Out - Rebecca Field (Spelk) From the oak tree at the … Continue reading Online short story round-up 3

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Book review: Forgotten Women: The Scientists by Zing Tsjeng

Picture a scientist. Who do you imagine? Some generic image of a man in a lab coat, or a well-known figure - Einstein, Darwin, Hawking? Either way, chances are you the scientist that instinctively springs to mind will be male. This was the finding of the Draw-a-Scientist test, which found that, out of 4,000 5-11 … Continue reading Book review: Forgotten Women: The Scientists by Zing Tsjeng

Bookshelf birthday: the first anniversary of Amy’s Ever-Growing Bookshelf

My blog is a year old! I'm as surprised as anyone that I didn't give up after a fortnight, which seems reason enough to celebrate this anniversary with a look back over my first year of blogging. Before I started blogging, I did record what I was reading, but only as Word documents on my … Continue reading Bookshelf birthday: the first anniversary of Amy’s Ever-Growing Bookshelf