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Finding the quirky bookshop

On Sunday, our first day in beautiful Venice, we had a free day, so a few of us joined Silvio on a walk around Venice. We started off at around 9am and took a leisurely stroll around  Venice until 5pm. 145 more words

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MacArthur Winners, a Czech Zeppelin and more! Your Weekly Lit News Roundup by Laurel Dowswell

MacArthur Winners Announced!

The 2016 MacArthur Fellows include a human rights lawyer, an art historian, a theoretical computer scientist, and many others including some incredible creative thinkers and activists. 524 more words

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Burano - Island of Lace

Caught the ferry across to the island of Burano, a fishing village with brightly coloured houses. All the houses are painted in vivid colours.

Highly coloured, traditionally to distinguish the families who live there. 50 more words

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The lay of the land

I’ve needed a summer break – a chance to reflect on the ups and down of the last year since my cancer diagnosis, and to consider new projects.  667 more words

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Aahh Venice

We arrive in Venice, collect our luggage at the airport, catch the bus close to our accommodation and walk a couple of blocks to Casa Caburlotta, where we are staying, situated right on the Canal. 100 more words

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Quills Anthology Launch

Thrills from South Side Quills

Mayor Gary Brennan launched the South Side Quills anthology The Runaway Quill on Thursday 25 August at the Bunbury City Library. 127 more words

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For the Love of Books: A Journey Through the 2016 AJC Decatur Book Festival by Laurel Dowswell

The Labor Day holiday marks an ending and a beginning— readying us for a changing of seasons that moves from summer frivolity to autumn responsibilities. But I agree with poet Jericho Brown when he says, “Labor Day is my favorite holiday.” 1,543 more words

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