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After a refreshing nights sleep it was time for breakfast. Continental breakfast (no rolls) and cooked breakfast options to order were on offer and didn’t disappoint.
We lingered at the breakfast table before walking into town to explore the bookshops. Mr C was keen to visit the Cinema bookshop to peruse its extensive military section. Currently [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Dec 9th 2021

I am currently sorting out my photos and memoires from my recent weekend away.

8 Comments CherryPie on Dec 6th 2021

…Reconstructing the Final Days of Jesus
Synopsis (from the book cover):
Apparent inconsistencies in the gospel accounts of Jesus’ final week have puzzled Bible scholars for centuries. Matthew, Mark and Luke clearly state that the last supper was a Passover meal, whereas John asserts that it occured before the festival. The gospel narratives also do not seem [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jan 25th 2018

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16 Comments CherryPie on Aug 10th 2015

Hay was a quiet run down market town in 1962, when Richard Booth opened his first bookshop. Ten years and 40 bookshops later, the town became a Mecca for book lovers the whole world over. On 1st April 1977 (All Fools’ Day) Richard declared Hay an Independent Kingdom and the town has been in the [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Jun 17th 2015

I must admit I had never heard of World Book Night until a work colleague mentioned it to me yesterday. This morning when I arrived at work there was a copy of Escaped from Camp 14 by Blaine Harden placed in front of my keyboard. I shall read it and pass it on…
So what is [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Apr 23rd 2015

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