A Cool Review for Shine in the Guardian

Shine by Candy Gourlay
'A precious and important novel that also explores exile from neighbours, family and country. The book is about reinvention and the faces we present to the world, whether it be in person, on a postcard or on the internet, all wrapped up in an exciting and perfectly paced story with a disturbing and dramatic climax.'
Philip Ardagh, The Guardian
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Sunday, 11 May 2014

Happy Mother's Day (but not in England)

So today was Mother's Day - but not in England where I live. Still, my Facebook feed from all over the world is scrolling with Mother's Day greetings and celebrations. And one of my sons even texted: 'Happy Filipino Mother's Day, Mummy!' Which was lovely. Meanwhile, my daughter was suddenly in the mood to own a pet. Here's a comic about our conversation:



Happy Mother's Day to anywhere in the world where it's being celebrated!

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