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Our Book Advent Returns!

Since 2013, we’ve been counting down the four weeks to Christmas in the best way possible- using books! In that first year, we had our  389 more words

Friday Reads


If you have time and want some inspiration, I’d really recommend you listen to this Radio 4 programme from last week which a friend told me about: … 658 more words


Rudi Cohn

yesterday morning (sunday 1st), 8.28-8.45am, on bbc radio 2
good morning sunday (presented by clare balding) includes …

“Clare’s guest is the author Karen Millie-James, whose latest book explores two Holocaust survivors’ hunt for justice, and is based on her father, Rudi Cohn, who arrived on the kindertransport aged 12.”

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The 2017 Jersey Festival of Words

Wednesday September 27th – Sunday 1st October 2017

I feel very privileged to live on the small, but beautiful, island of Jersey.  However in the past, getting on and off our sceptred isle to track down literary events anywhere, has often presented a logistical challenge.   217 more words


Book Thoughts: My Animals and Other Family (Clare Balding)


Title: My Animals and Other Family
Author: Clare Balding
Genre: Non-Fiction / Memoir / Autobiography
First published: 2012 by Viking
Edition: Audio book, narrated by Clare Balding… 256 more words


What I've been reading this summer...

Surprised by Motherhood by Lisa-Jo Baker – I’ve read Lisa-Jo’s blog for many years, having been drawn to it by friends with ties to South Africa. 637 more words

BK's BookPouch

The Legion and Clare Balding

Anything sporting, whether it affords an opportunity for pride or crushing disappointment, is welcome entertainment at the Legion.

I think we all enjoyed the opening ceremony to the 2012 Olympics. 766 more words