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Joanna Larum

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Middlesbrough, The United Kingdom
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C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Carol Kendal

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August 2014


I only went to school to learn to read. At age 6, I decided I COULD read and promptly left, by the school gate, the same gate which my mother marched me back through 10 minutes later. So I had to spend the next 12 years at school, learning lots of different things, none of which lived up to the excitement of reading. Wanting to be a writer was a natural progression, because there is nothing as exciting as inventing the story yourself. But it's taken over 50 years before I dared to present my stories for other people to read. So, here they are! I'll just creep behind the sofa. ...more

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Fascinated by WW1

In a village churchyard near where I live there is a monument to two brothers who died during the First World War. Their family were the Lords of the Manor, so the monument is large and ornate and dwarfs all the other ordinary headstones. I was 8 years old when I first saw it and very proud that I could read what was carved on it. But I had never heard of the First World War so I didn't understand Read more of this blog post »
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