Guest Bloggers

Blogs from Boolino friends and guests, sharing their love of reading

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To read or not to read. Looking for compromises.

We were very pleased to be contacted recently by Alya Khomenok, a young writer from Belarus who now lives in Minsk with her husband and two daughters. Alya studied law, but fell in love with ...

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Being Bilingual

8 june 2017

Being Bilingual

¿Qué es lo mejor de ser bilingüe? What’s the best part about being bilingual? Well for starters, you wouldn’t need to translate that question; it would have come naturally to you! Being bilingual ...

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My Inspiration

27 april 2017

My Inspiration

My niece Eliana is a hero of mine.  She was born very early, a tiny scrap of a baby who fought against all the odds to survive and thrive. She grew up into someone kind and caring, cheerful ...

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The Seeds of a Story

12 april 2017

The Seeds of a Story

Sometimes the seeds of a story are planted so early during childhood, it’s not until much later that you realise what’s been festering away all those years. I grew up on a steady diet of Greek ...

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Lucy Saxon - becoming a writer

17 march 2017

Lucy Saxon - becoming a writer

I wrote Take Back the Skies at the age of sixteen for NaNoWriMo, and not once during the act of writing it did I expect it to actually get published. I’d written original fiction a few times ...

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Fiction Express - The Importance of Reading

22 february 2017

Fiction Express - The Importance of Reading

Reading stamina is a phrase that is popping up more and more in the world of literacy and it’s not hard to see why. Children are growing up in a world that teaches them to use technology for ...

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