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An evening at Slice

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Sunday 30th November 2014

I speak to my son on the phone several times a week but one day I looked at the calendar and realised that it was a whole two months since I’d seen him. That was it. I checked that he was free for the evening, booked into Morgans Hotel in Swansea (I may be an intrepid reporter but I’m not intrepid enough to stay in a student house inhabited by seven ...keep reading

Friday book review – The Kissing Booth by Beth Reekles

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Friday 18th January 2013

Thousands of writers dream of hitting the big time with their first novel. And that’s exactly what Beth Reekles has done. The surprise is that Beth is a 17-year-old schoolgirl studying for her A levels and hoping to read physics at university. She began writing at the age of 15, sitting upstairs in her bedroom at the family home in Newport, Wales and uploading a chapter of her work at ...keep reading