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Claire North Posts

All the pink

There was a moment at primary school where I categorically rejected pink.  Pink was a stupid colour.  Pink was the girls’ colour.  Girls who liked to prance around in princess costumes work pink.  Girls who […]

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Into the Badlands Whoopeee!

So in the future, yeah, gunpowder has been outlawed but that’s ok, because Mad Max has learned kung fu in the Thunderdome and Furiosa stole the breeders and… … no, wait, hold on. So in […]

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Cry Girl Cry

Two things make me cry.  One is hugely annoying. The first thing that makes me cry is strictly emotional stuff.  Life, death, love.  The Lion King.  Fall of the Berlin Wall.  Man walking on the […]

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Upcoming Events and Stuff!

EVENTS!  Things that are happening! So first, as of a week ago there were signed copies of The End of the Day available from both Goldsboro Books and Forbidden Planet.  Go grab! On the evening […]

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Oh A General Election Oh Yay

Well isn’t this nice.  Teresa May has called a general election that has nothing whatsoever to do with the timing of a) having invoked Article 50 and b) Labour trailing 20 points behind in the […]

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No Place For Heroes

I finally saw Rogue One, and while there was much to say on this subject, my overwhelming thought leaving was this: I wish there was an obvious way for me to fight a clearly evil […]

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End of the Day – Published!

Booook!!  Newwww boookkkkk!!  It’s published today whoopeeee!!  NEW BOOK!! Etc.. (If you don’t fancy paying for the hardback, paperback is out in autumn, there’s ebooks out now, and as always an audiobook read by the […]

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Oh Iron Fist

Things I have learned, attempting to watch Iron Fist.  Even Marvel on Netflix can let you down.  Oh Iron Fist.  You were always going to be tricky.  It was always gonna be a tough one.  […]

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Oh nonononononono….

It can be tricky in this day and age explaining to some people exactly how they are misogynist, racist or any of the other ‘isms’ that we’re all proud not to be.  In the good […]

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Spring comes to London 2017

Spring has come to London!  And it is, as always, beautiful.  After four months of glum limited hours and leafless trees, there’s the smell of flowers on the air, fresh buds on the branches, and […]

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Some Upcoming Stuff 2017!

World!  A few bits and bobs! The Djinn Falls in Love is released NOW.  An anthology of short stories edited by the awesome Jared Shurin and Mahvesh Murad, it features works from a line-up of […]

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Light in Winter

At dawn, you see the reflection of the sunlight off tall buildings, before you see the sun.  The sky is a powdery blue-grey, and distances seem odd.  Are those clouds overhead, or has the day […]

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