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The Belfast Book Festival Family Fun Day

It’s not every weekend that we get a sunny Saturday and so it was my mission to get out and about today to make the most of it. 359 more words


Margate - where the seawater cures all ills

Until a few weeks ago the only other things I knew about Margate was that it was where J.M. Turner painted many of his greatest seascapes (and visited his lover); then a hundred-and-something years later Tracey Emin grew up there and made different art; plus Margate is at the end of a good coastal walk from… 361 more words


This Week In Books - 15 March 2017

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This Week In Books

Book review: The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan

The book:

The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan
Published by Virago in 2013
Pages: 352

My copy: Library

The blurb:

I was to stand trial for my life. 688 more words

Book Review

January 2017

Hi Ladies,

      In Sunday’s meeting at El Adobe, the group decided to have a 2-book option for this month’s read.  (It was also established that Andrea’s New Year’s resolution was to finish the book! 564 more words

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Talented Friends : Andy Eaton

This is my good friend Andy Eaton. Andy is an American but you’d hardly even know this to look at him. He has spent so much time in Belfast, and done such a good job of tolerating/understanding/replicating all our odd little Northern ways, he is now considered one of us.  695 more words

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