admin

NOW YOU SEE ME 3

NOW YOU SEE ME 3

Yes, you read correctly, NOW YOU SEE ME 3! With Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco and many others, the Horsemen will, at long last, be returning for a thrilling third fantasy adventure where skilled magicians become highly sophisticated criminals.  The crew for the movie will be Bobby Cohen, Robert Orci and Alex Kurtzman. To date, […]

 admin

Dangers of ‘Bargain’ Lipstick Highlighted

Dangers of ‘Bargain’ Lipstick Highlighted

  Thousand of young girls are taking risks by purchasing on-line ‘bargain’ cosmetics. In a recent court case, a man was found guilty of selling fake matte lipsticks containing dangerous levels of lead. It was revealed that, if regularly used, the fakes could cause severe health problems. Also, if used by pregnant women, the make-up could […]

 admin

Lincoln Book Festival: Meeting Alison Weir and Sarah Gristwood

Lincoln Book Festival: Meeting Alison Weir and Sarah Gristwood

“You can’t beat an incompetent murderess,” says Sarah Gristwood, into the vast auditorium at Lincoln Drill Hall. A ripple of amusement makes its way through the crowd – it would seem you really can’t. The incompetent murderess in question is Eadburh, Queen of Wessex 787 AD to 802 AD. According to Bishop Asser’s Life of […]

 admin

Meeting Dianne Setterfield

Meeting Dianne Setterfield

On her personal website, Dianne Setterfield describes herself as more of a reader than a writer but, with two novels already published and another nearing completion, she’s written more than the average reader. I met her last week, in the atrium of the Collection in Lincoln. Dianne is from Oxford, but had been to Lincoln […]

 admin

YJA meets Kathryn Hughes

YJA meets Kathryn Hughes

Kathryn Hughes spent twenty years of her academic career researching the Victorians, before realizing that she didn’t know what it felt like to be a Victorian. She knew the facts, the dates and the statistics. She was able to analyse the political uprisings of the Chartists and assess Britain foreign policy, but unsure what it would feel […]

 admin

TAKING THE RAP – LIVING WITH AUTISM

TAKING THE RAP – LIVING WITH AUTISM

At an early age, I was diagnosed with high-functioning autism, which is a social and communicative learning difficulty affecting 1 in 100 people in the UK. This single-handedly changed my life…… for the better. There is no cure for my condition, and my parents were told I would never have any relationships, friendships nor receive […]

 admin

YJA meets author of international bestseller

YJA meets author of international bestseller

Amongst the hubbub and activity of the Newark Book Festival, I met and interviewed Natasha Pulley, author of the international bestseller The Watchmaker of Filigree Street. She was scheduled to make an appearance in order to promote her new novel, The Bedlam Stacks, which was released earlier in the week. I was working as a […]

 admin

YJA meets thriller writer Tim Utton

YJA meets thriller writer Tim Utton

This month, I met thriller writer Tim Utton at Newark Book Festival. I managed to grab him for a quick interview before he appeared on a panel with fellow authors Stephen Booth and Gareth Baker. Utton, who writes under the pseudonym T.M. Logan, launched his debut novel, Lies, a contemporary psychological thriller, in January 2017 […]

 admin

Newark Book Festival: Ellen Lavelle meets author Matt Haig

Newark Book Festival: Ellen Lavelle meets author Matt Haig

On Saturday 15th July, I met Matt Haig, author of the hugely successful Reasons to Stay Alive, as he toured with his new novel How to Stop Time.

 admin

The YJA interview: Rare artifacts unearthed

The YJA interview: Rare artifacts unearthed

Archaeological excavations taking place close to a YJA school have unearthed historically significant burial grounds, Roman buildings and countless tools and other artifacts. Construction work is well underway at the site of the new rail bridge just a few miles from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy. Alongside the workers, a small army of historians have been […]

1 2 3 19