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By the book: Michelle Gallen

By the book: Michelle Gallen

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By the book: Michelle Gallen

Author Michelle Gallen (45) from Tyrone writes darkly humorous novels. Her debut, Big Girl, Small Town, has been shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards and Kate O'Brien Award among others.

Q: Do you take regular exercise and if so, what?

A: I usually get at least one 'decent' walk in every day, no matter what the weather. During the pandemic I've learned to prefer walking in the rain as our inner-city streets are less crowded when it's miserable. I go to the park with the kids once a day - they head for the puddles while I stomp around in hiking boots. I'm trying to form an online yoga class habit but it's hard. There's always something else to do at home. It's not easy to put your own body at the top of an endless 'to do' list, but I'm trying.


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