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Third BBC Contains Strong Language festival takes place in Hull September 27th-29th 2019. Tickets for BBC Contains Strong Language are available to book via Hull Truck’s website from Friday 23rd August at 10am. Most events are completely Free!  Continue reading

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An Enlightenment of Patois and Poetry from Peepal Tree

I know very little about Black British culture, I like the reggae roots and when I’ve had my share of rum, I’ve been known to fall into a king step if the mood takes me. I had curried goat on my birthday when the Affro-Carribean takeaway was at the top of my street. Of the communities, the generational changes, the effect of white western influence on culture and the stories that hint at something deeper than just religion, to all these things I am an outsider.  Continue reading

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Bid To Support Local Authors

The difference between a published author and an unpublished one is that the former didn’t give up.’ These words were said to me at the book fair showcasing local writers, the first of its kind, held at Hull Central Library.

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Toad Tales On Hull Best Seller List.

In July this year I learned that my short story ‘Twinkle Toad Goes Home‘ had been accepted for the forthcoming publication Toad Tales. It is an original collection of short stories and verse aimed at children 5- 10 years, responding to the Larkin With Toads Public Art Exhibition, that appeared on the streets of Hull in 2010 for Larkin 25Continue reading

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