Not the best quality photo today, as it was quickly taken shot off the TV, while I paused in my bouncing aroud the room! But it’s more about the moment than anything else. A dozen years ago Bradford City were in the Premiership (the top tier of football/soccer in the UK). The following years saw three relegations and two periods of administration, and almost being relegated out of the football league altogether.
This year has seen them reach a major cup final (the first lower league team to do so in 70 odd years). play more games than all but one other team in the league, and today they went back to Wembley for the play-offs which they won, in fantastic style! and sees them take the final promotion place. Joy as a City supporter has been a long time coming, but this season has been something else!
As this tweet I spotted says:
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It really can’t come as a surprise to anybody that has been following Bart’s Bookshelf for any amount of time, that Ellie Linton the narrator of The Tomorrow Series by John Marsden was going to feature in “Crackin’ Characters” my new series of blog posts, especially as the first few profiles are all going to be females. When Ellie and… Read more →
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Each week, I’ll be talking about one of my favourite bookish characters, and what it is about them that I love. There’s all sorts of reasons why we might add a character to our list of favourites, it might be their ‘voice’, their sense of humour, the journey they undertake during the course of the book, the list is endless!
Hour 24 Posting this early as I’ll be out and about straight after the end of the readathon. Title of book(s) read since last update: Number of books read since you started: 6 Pages read since last update: 168 Running total of pages read since you started: 787 Amount of time spent reading since last update: 90 Running total of… Read more →