Bullying can have a lifelong impact – just ask Biddy Weir

In this Anti-Bullying Week, Bangor author Lesley Allen reflects upon the real-life impact her novel The Lonely Life of Biddy Weir, a fictional-take on bullying and self-worth has had upon readers

Schools and youth groups across Northern Ireland are taking part in this year’s Anti-Bullying Week, under the theme 'We’re all equal, all different, all together'
THIS time last year, at the age of 53, my debut novel The Lonely Life Of Biddy Weir was published. Apart from the birth of my daughter 18 years previously, it was, hands down, the most exciting thing [...]

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