Although we have visited special exhibitions at the British Library, the City Adventurers had not visited the permanent exhibition before. The British Library’s permanent exhibition showcases some of the most valuable and significant literary treasures in the world. We headed to The Sir John Ritblat Gallery, which houses the “Treasures of the British Library” exhibition.… More The British Library
The City adventurers attended an interesting talk by Ola Awonubi, the author of A Nurses Tale. This book was inspired by a true story… More A talk by author Ola Awonubi
The City adventurers attended a talk by the author Christel Holst-Sande Cowdrey.
How to Fire Your Husband in Easy Steps – A Miraculous Divorce!… More Meeting Christel Holst-Sande Cowdrey
The City Adventurers met up with James Flanagan as he gave a talk about his debut novel – GENEFIRE… More The City Adventurers meet James Flanagan
I’m finally ready to launch the social group “City Adventurers” and will be blogging about our adventures on the alternative website https://cityadventurers.wordpress.com/ as well as here. Please visit us and subscribe to my blogs.
The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) is a project launched in 2004 by UNESCO to promote cooperation among cities which recognized creativity as a major factor in their urban development. The cities approved have all met the required criteria set by UNESCO covering: Quality, quantity and diversity of publishing in the city Quality and quantity of educational programmes focusing on… More UNESCO Creative Cities Network
D.H. Lawrence is celebrated at the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum in Eastwood Located in the house where he was born in 1885, the exhibition has been laid out in the style of a late 19th-century working class miner’s house. The museum extends to the house next door which houses a short film, a small exhibition of his memorabilia and the… More Visiting the birthplace of D.H. Lawrence.
Our coach rumbled along the long driveway, past the remains of a 12th century Augustinian priory, coming to a halt in front of a large impressive house. Stepping off our transportation, we were greeted and led inside to a stone staircase. In days gone by we would have climbed the stairs outside the building, but they… More A Special Guided Tour Of Newstead Abbey
Christmas in Bruges is a short story by Meadow Taylor Curl up with a good book this winter. Unlike a number of short stories,this one has a satisfying narrative arc. Good opening, middle and an ending that keeps you guessing where it’s going to conclude. Worth reading. It is available from Amazon. Plot Inspired by… More Curl up with Christmas in Bruges
Who would want to kill off the Mother of the Bride? Apparently more people than you would think! Join wedding planner, Annabelle Archer, as she tries to solve a murder and clear her best friend and caterer Richard Gerard. With the murder victim one of the most hated socialites in the city, Annabelle has a… More Better off wed