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The Value of a Good Book

I was looking through a selection of quotes recently on what books mean to their readers, and as you can...

I Was Nearly a Film Star

In terms of being a ‘star’, the title is a little misleading, but on a couple of occasions I was...

A Distant Pale Blue Dot

I mentioned in a previous blog that I would devote some of my lockdown time to rereading a collection of...

Music in Donegal

One of the great pleasures when travelling around Ireland, as my wife and I have done over many years, is...

Jack Finney

Although I already read several books a week, some fully and many others partly, I have set myself the task...

Two Kind Ladies

With the coronavirus epidemic now sweeping the world, it is little wonder that many of the people in each country...

Prostate Cancer News

It is always sad to hear about someone who has been given the news they have prostate cancer, and having...

A Journey Along the Wild Atlantic Way

One of the world’s greatest coastal drives is Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. It stretches 1,500 miles from the north’s Malin...

The Percy French Piano

This Bechstein piano was bought by Percy French (1854-1920), and later gifted by him to his daughter Mollie on her...

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