CAROLINE DEACON

Writer, reader, creative writing tutor

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What should I read next? The theme this week is #yabooks. Answer on my story poll and let me know here - one with most views I will read next!
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#booksofinstagram #igreads #igbooks #instabook #instabooks #instaread #instareads #goodreads #bibliophile #bookworm #booklover #bookish #booknerd #bookaddict #bookaholic #bookwormlife #booknerdigans #readinglist #bookstagram #igbooks #reading #bookish #booknerd #igreads #bibliophile #booklover #bookaddict #bookaholic #bookwormlife #booknerdigans #bookstagram
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#throwbackthursday to visiting #sylviaplath’s grave in Heptonstall near Hebden Bridge (where Happy Valley is filmed).
“Even amidst fierce flames the golden lotus can be planted.”
In this picture it says Sylvia Plath Hughes - though people used to chip off “Hughes” as they blamed her husband - the former poet laureate - for her suicide.
Also note all the pens in her grave...I didn’t much like the cheap biros. What was that about?
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#yorkshire #plath #poet #poetry #tbt
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This #sunflower seeded itself in my window box from last summer. It only began to emerge recently and is now flowering in the #autumn gloom of #Edinburgh. It must be wondering WTF happened?#triumphofhopeoverexperience ...

Only just started this #sundayreading but as with all Linda Grant’s books I am completely immersed. Discovered her only recently; she is marvellous at evoking certain times and places. Loving this story of daughter of refugees in London. #sundayreads #bookstagram #booksworthreading ...

A sad time waiting for my step-father’s funeral so popped into the bookmark fabulous bookshop in @grantownonspey #bookhaul #bookstagram #booksworthreading ...

Last bit of the longest day on #caterantrail . Not seen another person all day! #wilderness #scotland #hikingadventures ...

This #sundayreading #nanshepherd seems appropriate as I walk the #caterantrail which dips into #cairngormsnationalpark - the setting for one of the most evocative pieces of nature writing. And in case you’re wondering where you heard the name, nan shepherd is on the Royal Bank £5 note ...

#caterantrail #sunlightphotography #sunlightthroughthetrees #nofilter #travelogram ...

#caterantrail with #schehallion in distance #nofilter #treking #holidays #travelogram ...

#walking the #caterantrail first day ...

#highlandcoo baby #highlandcowsofinstagram ...

Who knew? #icecream for #dogs #dogsofinstagram #dogslife ...

Amazing #fountain at #castlehoward #travelphotography #travelogram #holidays ...

#whitbyabbey #whitby #spooky home of #dracula #travelphotography ...

#northyorkmoors #atmospheric #nofilterneeded #travelphotography #travel ...

Which book should I read next? I find it so hard to pick. You can vote in the poll on my story or let me know here.
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#whattoreadnext #book #bookrecommendation #booksbooksbooks #bookworm #bookstagram #books #bookstagrammer #booklover #bookish #bookrecommendation #bookishfeatures #booknerd #bookaddict #bookaholic #booklove #bookphotography #booksofinstagram #bookblogger #booklovers #bookporn #bookclub #bookstagramfeature #bookcover #bookgram #bookcommunity #bookobsessed #reading #read #reader
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I love my new boots from @lottiesatik! A great wee shop on Rose Street with an amazing collection of shoes and bags 😍
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#shoes #shoestyle #edinburgh #rosestreet
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So excited that today my #sundayreads is Patrick Ness's new book, Burn. He has to be my favourite #ya writer, and the opening sentence had me gripped. 1957 and dragons. 🐉
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#amreading #readingisfundamental #patrickness #bookstagram #booklover
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#bookhaul today from @toppingsedin - nice tote bag and bookmark too! I only went in to browse.... #amreading #bookworm #bookstagram #books ...

#ThrowbackThursday to Aigas. Perfect reflection. Autumn is here and the light can be stunning!
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#aigas #scenery #views #autumn
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