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Lincoln Book Festival



I've never been to Lincoln before but my first ever visit was certainly short and sweet. It's such a lovely looking city with really friendly people; even the taxi drivers, which, as a Londoner, is a real novelty! Unfortunately, Lincoln is quite a trek for me, especially as I decided to do it in one day. It meant I was travelling for 10 hours (8 trains and a car) for a visit that lasted for 3! Just enough time for lunch and a couple of hours of sketching and chatting about teen books, graphic novels and (inevitably) Doctor Who! Here are some of the cool people I met and who agreed to pose for me.

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