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Claire North Posts

A Carbon Footprint

A few months ago I sat down with a member of my family and did the WWF’s (no, not that WWF) online carbon footprint test.   https://footprint.wwf.org.uk/#/   It’s quick, it’s reasonably sensible, and it […]

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Still Running. So Much Running

The internet is full of inspiring memes about people taking up new hobbies and learning to knit robots during lockdown.  It is also awash with motivational stories of running, and runners photographed against a sunset […]

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William Abbey In Paperback

You know all those memes about how, during this pandemic, the way you prove you’ve taken responsibility for yourself is if you’ve taken up triathlon, learned to make souffle, started an international business and built […]

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Decency in Politics 2020

In which it is another day in lockdown, and another post about politics.  Thankfully it is a post that strives towards being a-political as much as possible, and instead waffles on about what it even […]

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Harry August Film – Some News!

In a bit of lovely news, I’m really excited that Wes Ball is signed on to direct the film adaptation of the First Fifteen Lives of Harry August, with a screenplay by the excellent Melissa […]

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A Lockdown Diary

… In which I have not founded a new religion, built a 3D printer or mastered my inner chi.   Day -7 (7 days before lockdown) It is my last shift as a lighting designer.  […]

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The Glentacle

Many years ago, the forces of nature who are Anne Perry and Jared Shurin created a prize called the Kitschies. You can read about it here. It is an award for speculative fiction (and what […]

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Being as a Snowflake – Covid, March 18th 2020

I’ve been planning to write a few more blog entries recently, with a specifically political/social bent, because… hey… the world’s on fire. However, I hadn’t quite got round to publishing the first few, as there’s […]

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Novacon 2020

This is a very early heads up that I’m going to be at Novacon 50 in Nottingham, on November 13th-15th 2020.  Everything I’ve heard thus far suggests it is the chilled-out opposite of massive, easy-to-drown-in-conventions, […]

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A Little Youtube List

I didn’t really pay any attention to youtube until recently; I’m a podcast girl. But in recent months, it’s been pointed out there’s some fun stuff for to unwind with when the podcasts are running […]

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A Jog on a Wintery Sunday

Did I mention I’m training for a half marathon?  And that you can sponsor me as I raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support as one of the very few perks of this otherwise ridiculous idea….? […]

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Happy 2020

Happy New Year, all!  Another solar cycle complete; hopefully a little more rested, a little less stressed in time for the next orbital rollick.  2019 was a bit of a rollercoaster, all things considered – […]

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