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News about Lisa Blower’s Sitting Ducks

Sitting Ducks by Lisa Blower is now on the top five shortlist for the Arnold Bennett Book Prize!! Earlier this year it was announced that Sitting Ducks had made it on to their longer shortlist. But now the judges final decision will be between Sitting Ducks, 2 poetry collections, a new edit of a Bennett novel […]

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Two for joy: DIVERSIFLY BLOG #10

About ten years ago, I was an eBay addict – when I opened one of my impulse buys I made myself jump out of my skin… it was a taxidermied magpie. Perhaps because of the song* – I ended up buying two. As I write this I wonder if I have grown in some way […]

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Fair Acre Press answers

We have recently joined the Independent Publisher’s Guild (IPG) – and what a GREAT organisation it is for small and independent publishers!! The chief executive of IPG rang me a few months ago, when Fair Acre Press joined – and in the half hour of conversation-  she crammed in enough money-saving, business improving and altogether-great […]

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The sky as Sea : DIVERSIFLY BLOG #9

Watching a murmuration of starlings is so close to watching underwater films of shoals of small fish it makes me realise how similar these two mediums are… both with oxygen and water – just in different ratios: they have the same challenges, the same opportunities for both predator and prey being very much three or […]

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Late Night Out?: DIVERSIFLY BLOG #8

or early start to your day? and you have a chance to see the birds of the night…or hear them…. This Blog is part of the DIVERSIFLY project: For more details on the project go here Uncertain about whether owls would set up home in urban territories, as successfully as say the peregrine falcon I decided to […]

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Little Brown Birds: DIVERSIFLY BLOG #7

Do you have a problem working out just what little brown bird you are looking at?      I do! So I have been looking at the RSPB chatroom on this subject and found the following really useful: Posted byRoyW  on 21 Jan 2013 7:46 PM It takes time to get to know what you need […]

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