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Literature

HIP Short Story

Night of the Pixie Moon By Jemia De Blondeville i decided some deforestation was urgently needed, during the period of this Super Moon. and set about cutting through the wiry growth, and bramble, using my hand held shearing device. but…
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Literature

HIP Poetry Read

Of Few Words By Lucas Howard Whisky & Beards PublishingHardback £15  Review by Pete Donohue Dyslexia and Neurodiversity-friendly Poetry Here is a new poetry collection with a distinct difference. Hastings based Lucas Howard, AKA Lucas the peaceful poet, is a…
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Literature

HIP CLASSICS

The Greek gods What if they were alive today? Simone Witney looks at Dionysus (Roman Bacchus). Earth, wind, fire – and wine. While his sister, Athena, and companion Apollo were focused, strategic thinkers, Dionysus was the great loosener. Nothing around…
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Arts

Silly Squad

Summer reading challenge for 4 to 11 year olds By Karen Bowls (ESCC) Young readers in East Sussex are being encouraged to join the Silly Squad for a summer of reading fun. A team of adventurous animals who love to…
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Literature

HIP READ

Smoking Herb & Other Stories By John D RobinsonAnalog Submission Press Review by Pete Donohue A title may not mean what you think it does. This isn’t a tale about sucking on marijuana spliffs. The eponymous main story here refers…
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Arts

BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

Resist the Punitive State Grassroots Struggles Across Welfare, Housing, Education and PrisonsEdited by Emily Luise Hart, Joe Greener and Rich MothPublished by Pluto Books, November 2019, paperback £ Review by Tim Barton From Keynesian mixed economy capitalism to the ultra-hard…
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Literature

HIP READ

Cassidy’s Cross By Tom O’Brien Review by Elly Gibson Cassidy’s Cross is set in the fictional village of Doonbay in the South East of Ireland. It’s the 1960s and rural life seems pretty simple and ; On the surface the main…
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Literature

Bookbuster Review

The Near Horizon Collapse, TechUtopia, or Small Is Beautiful Part Three: Busting the ‘Anthropocene’ Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth SystemBy Ian Angus Monthly Review Press, RRP £ Review by Tim Barton In the last review, of…
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