An Interview with Lynn Buckle, Author of “What Willow Says”

[published on Bandit Fiction, 11/07/2021] Lynn Buckle is the author of two novels, the latest of which, What Willow Says, was published by epoque press in May 2021. She lives on the Bog of Allen in Rathangen, Ireland, where she is a UNESCO Cities of Literature Writer in Residence. She is the founder of the IrishContinue reading “An Interview with Lynn Buckle, Author of “What Willow Says””

Review: “What Willow Says” by Lynn Buckle

[published on Bandit Fiction, 05/07/2021] How do you fill the gaps where no words exist? That’s the question at the heart of What Willow Says, a novel which follows the interactions of a deaf granddaughter and her grandmother as the two connect over their shared love of nature. [Read more]

The Return of National Dodgeball Leagues!

[posted on House of Dodge, 29/10/2021] This season, there are a total of six national dodgeball leagues for adults in England. In the women’s division, there’s the Super League and League 1; for the men, there’s Super League, and Leagues 1, 2, and 3. This isn’t even counting the numerous other leagues that have alreadyContinue reading “The Return of National Dodgeball Leagues!”

BUCS Report – League 1

[published on House of Dodge, 26/10/2021] The first BUCS dodgeball weekend has come and gone at last, and the scores are in. Some familiar faces litter the tops of all the tables, though, surprisingly, not in the orders we’ve come to expect. Off the back of two COVID affected seasons, it may be that theseContinue reading “BUCS Report – League 1”

Cloth Vs Foam Dodgeball: The Showdown

[published on House of Dodge, 04/09/21] This is the final showdown: which is better, foam or cloth dodgeball? You probably read the title, sighed, and clicked anyway. We’ve all been there. We’ve heard the arguments. We know which form is the best – it’s the one you already play – and every other form isContinue reading “Cloth Vs Foam Dodgeball: The Showdown”

Dodgeball: The Story So Far

[published on House of Dodge, 28/07/2021] What do Greek poems, Ben Stiller, and Norfolk have in common? Besides being acquired tastes, they’re all key moments in the great, sprawling history of dodgeball.  For millennia, people have gathered together to enjoy the great act of trying to pelt each other with flying objects in a fun,Continue reading “Dodgeball: The Story So Far”

Getting to know Katie Howard and Girls Dodge Too!

[published on House of Dodge, 03/07/2021] So it turns out women can play dodgeball. Who knew? Well, only the 500 or so formally registered female dodgeball players in the UK today , plus countless casual players! The Girls Dodge Too! programme, by British Dodgeball, has been gaining some traction in the last month and wantsContinue reading “Getting to know Katie Howard and Girls Dodge Too!”

Summer Dodgeball

[published on House of Dodge, 20/06/2021] Despite COVID-related restrictions being prolonged by the government until late July, competitive dodgeball is still coming back this summer! British Dodgeball has confirmed that this latest development does not affect their competition calendar, which is chock-filled with opens and leagues to make up for the missing 2020-21 season. WhatContinue reading “Summer Dodgeball”

A Nighttime Encounter

​[published in Dwelling, 22/06/2021] It was 3am when I closed my laptop and realised that I hadn’t eaten since that morning.  It wasn’t that I felt the hunger – there was no dull ache, no physical reminder – but rather it occurred to me that I hadn’t spoken to anyone since Phil that morning, whenContinue reading “A Nighttime Encounter”