• Competition closes TONIGHT!

    13 January 2020

    This is your LAST CHANCE to enter the January Shanville Monthly COMPETITION. It closes at 11.59pm UK time TONIGHT, Monday 13th Jaunary, 2020.


    There are very rare first edition and proof copies...

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  • Hairy little crawlers!

    12 January 2020

    My daughter Gaia is very close to walking, but hasn't quite taken her first independent step yet -- any day now, I'm guess. But she's been crawling for several weeks or longer, and can really motor...

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  • Cirque Du India

    11 January 2020

    The Cirque Du Freak movie is now streaming on Netflix in India, for anyone over there who might be interested in checking it out.



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  • Art School Graduates

    10 January 2020

    I post about many different subjects here -- variety, spice of life, etc -- but I'm not sure if I've ever before posted a link to an article about art school graduates. Just goes to show that no...

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  • How old?!?

    09 January 2020

    A mum called Karen wrote to me a while back, to say:


    "My 10 year old son has absolutely devoured your books. He wasn’t particularly interested in reading before but has now read all 4 of The...

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  • Cirque Du Freak competition

    08 January 2020



    You don't see these little babies out and about too often -- an ultra rare, first print, first edition copy of Cirque Du Freak, plus even rarer proof copies of Tunnels Of Blood and ...

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