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Call out: Performers to join us at the Dickens Festival

This year’s Garden Party is again a little different – we’re taking up residence at the Dickens Festival from 3-5 June, with activities ongoing throughout the three days to celebrate our most famous writer. 267 more words


I'm a Guest


The blog is on costuming–applies to writers and tellers

first few sentences here–for the rest, go to Lois’ blog!


Joan Leotta, Children, Performing, Writing, Food, Recipes, Creativity,

Dickens Christmas

It has been a Christmas tradition since I got married to watch “A Christmas Carol” on Christmas Eve. We watch it late at night. It is true that since the kids were born, I haven’t been so good in keeping up with the tradition. 75 more words


Dickens Festijn Deventer

moving statues

Sheep, left unattended, eat Christmas trees


just a little crowded…

When we first arrived in the Netherlands, Manon asked her aunt, who loves to travel, what her favorite city was. 309 more words

Travel In The Netherlands

What the Dickens?

This is the time of year for Dickens fairs – there is a festival on in Broadstairs in Kent from this weekend (Saturday 13th – Friday 19th June). 21 more words

May 2015 - In which naughty monkey takey mummy nana


We finally made it to the zoo…AKA the day we’ve all been waiting for AKA the day my whole life has been leading up to.   584 more words

What's Your Dickens Name?

What began as a bit of fun to celebrate the opening of the 2015 Dickens Festival, turned out to be an inspired crowd puller!

Even cuddly toys and paper animals adopted new names, courtesy of their humans, so I thought I’d add the Name Game here for you to play too. 94 more words