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June is bustin' out all over!

Sunshine, then cold blustery storms, then prolonged heatwave … honestly, we can wear clothes for every season in the same month!

June is a busy time for us – birthdays, Father’s Day – so we are still as hectic as ever. 930 more words


Downtown Riverside transforms into Dickens Festival

By Misty Severi 

Men with mustaches escorted women in long dresses while children played in the street as bagpipes played loudly in the distance.

Actor Paul Jacques has portrayed Charles Dickens at the Dickens Festival every year for the last 13 years. 450 more words

Riverside City College

A Christmas Carol in Dickensian Deventer

It’s hard to believe as you walk down the picturesque and medieval-looking Walstraat in Deventer, but thirty years ago this street in the historic Bergkwartier was run down, unloved and impoverished. 645 more words


A winter wonderland at Deventer's Dickensian Christmas

Every year, over a weekend in December, the historic Dutch town of Deventer plays host one of the more unusual events the Netherlands has to offer. 582 more words