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Word Festival 2009 Programme

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I've planned out what I want to go to. Friday and Saturday are quite busy, and I'm annoyed that Luke Haines clashes with Kennedy/Burnside/Paterson/Galloway, but I'm choosing the latter I think. The only thing I REALLY want to go to on the Sunday is the morning talk on ebooks and the 'future of reading'.

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yeah, the word festival looks pretty rubbish, but on the other hand

there is always the wordfringe festival

http://www.wordfringe.co.uk/Wordfringe2009/EventCalendar.aspx

This year he's pulled out all the stops, highlights for me will be

4th May Demented elegance word wrestling - aberdeen arts centre - Rapunzel will be one of the guys doing this, he's just brilliant

19th May Attila the stockbroker/David Rovics - tunnels, aberdeen - you young folk need to see Attila the stockbroker - I first saw him at glasto in 88 - before you were born, but he's sitll a sharp as ever

22nd May John Hegley - Lemon tree, aberdeen. - his poetry is short, sharp and funny, easy to remember and great for picking up Judith's.

Judith

So you're not a myth.

You're the apple of my eye

and the orange of my glasses,

you're the succulence and pith.

Judith,

be my kin, give us a kith.

but there is lots more all around aberdeenshire.

pete

inthehills

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