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Dawn Powell
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A London medical journalist, who is trying her hand at blogging
A London medical journalist, who is trying her hand at blogging

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Hypermobility: The "gift" that keeps on giving
                                                      My bendy legs I have joint hypermobility syndrome (JHS), which - according to NHS Choices   - means I have "an unusually large range of movement" in some or all of my joints (see pic). Or in the more suc...
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Glamour: My part in its downfall
When I read the news that Glamour magazine (the UK version) was going to go "digital first" and only have two print issues per year, I felt a tad guilty. I, a once loyal reader, had recently decided to stop buying the magazine.  Since the magazine's launch ...
Glamour: My part in its downfall
Glamour: My part in its downfall
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Favourite books of all time (apart from Jane Eyre)
Having mentioned - once or perhaps one hundred times - before that  Jane Eyre  is my favourite book OF ALL TIME, I decided to review which books apart that hallowed tome were my favourites.  After excluding books I've read this year or last because I felt i...
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Favourite books of the year so far..
Given that we are now halfway through the year, I (like pretty much every other book blogger/vlogger) decided to compile a list of the best books I've read during the last six months. Of the 28 books I've read since January, to be honest, there have been ma...
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Reading is bad for you...
Reading gives me solace when I'm upset and adds to my joy when I'm happy but there are times when I must admit that reading probably does more harm than good. Well it's not reading itself that's the problem; it's what I am reading. I suffer from anxiety, wh...
Reading is bad for you...
Reading is bad for you...
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A frustrating reading year
2017, so far, has been a hit and miss reading experience - with the emphasis on the miss. While I've read a couple of books that have been five-star reads (such as Annie's Ghosts by Steve Luxenberg), I have read several that have been a bit, for wont of a b...
A frustrating reading year
A frustrating reading year
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How I read (not that much)
This year, so far, I've read 19 books Having watched several "How I read" - a tag that's currently doing the rounds - vlogs. I've realised that I really don't read that much for someone who claims to be an avid reader. Obviously, I probably read a lot more ...
How I read (not that much)
How I read (not that much)
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My Mum's love of reading
Mother's Day always smarts a little for me because it reminds me of what I no longer have: a Mum. My Mum died several years ago, so a day that celebrates mothers is naturally somewhat painful for me. But rather than focus on the sadness of her loss, which I...
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Anne's Ghosts - A review
Annie's Ghosts: A Journey into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg My rating: 5 of 5 stars An absolutely fascinating story of how Luxenburg tries to find out what happened to his mother's "secret" sister Annie - only finding out about her existence a few mon...
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A reading list for International Women's Day
To mark International Women Day's *   , which "celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women", I've decided to highlight five books that I think provide positive messages for women (and men!). Some of these books are intenti...
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