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St Patrick’s Day for an Irish story

For St Patrick’s Day Coming all the way from Manchuria in 1935 is Marion Young’s Irish spirit of adventure and fun, and of course a good story! . Letters from Manchuria The story of Marion Young, Missionary in Japanese-occupied China edited by Neil T. Sinclair . Marion’s writing is lyrical without ever being pretentious and her sense […]

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Commonwealth Day 2018

Today, 12th March 2018, is COMMONWEALTH DAY, a day to celebrate the ties of friendship and practical cooperation between the Commonwealth of Nations. .. The theme of this year’s Commonwealth Day is ‘Towards a Common Future’ and the day of celebration will be followed by meetings between the heads of the 53 nations in the […]

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Neil in eminent company at the Royal Asiatic Society, London Neil T. Sinclair author of the book Letters from Manchuria gave a fascinating talk to the Hong Kong group Royal Asiatic Society August 5th 2017 Neil points to an example of his mother-in-law, Marion Young’s letters from Manchuria Neil and his wife, Helen, first selected […]

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Equestrian Artist’s Inspiration

  An inspiring visit to the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum Bournemouth Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, Bournemouth Alan Langford contemplates ‘The Gypsy Drovers’ by Lucy Kemp-Welch It is a rare treat to visit the work that has inspired a painter, in the company of that painter. Alan Langford, equestrian artist and highly skilled graphic […]

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Get Creative! workshops in Hythe Library

Get Creative Workshops in Hythe Library a Waterside Arts Festival event On Saturday 15th July you can get creative at Hythe Library with local artists and authors Alan Langford  –  Gervase Gregory Anthony Ridgway and Suzan Houching There will be two workshops for all ages they will be fun and they are FREE!     […]

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‘How I Write’ by Anthony Ridgway Anthony Ridgway has made this short video to show how he wrote his children’s book Wizzy the Animal Whisperer.   Anthony, who has cerebral palsy and is partially sighted, writes using Dolphin Guide, a computer programme that enables him to find the keys on a large keyboard with the […]

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A Wizzy day in London

It was a great day in London for Wizzy and his author Anthony Ridgway attending the audio-recording of Wizzy the Animal Whisperer voiced by David and Sheila Suchet     In the children’s story, written by Anthony and illustrated by Suzan Houching, Wizzy and his friends, Dan, James and Sophie, set out to solve a mystery on […]

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Wizzy’s author wows young readers

Pupils of Norwood Primary School with Anthony Ridgway, Grethe Ridgway and ‘Wizzy the Animal Whisperer’ On 1st March 2017 in preparation for World Book Day children’s author Anthony Ridgway enthralled pupils of Norwood Primary School with his recently published book WIZZY the Animal Whisperer   Anthony, who has cerebral palsy and is partially sighted, writes […]

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On Saturday 21st January 12 noon – 1pm Neil T. Sinclair will be in Waterstones Sunderland signing his book Letters from Manchuria – The Story of Marion Young missionary in Japanese-occupied China ISBN: 978-0-9935078-1-6 In 1935 Marion Young arrived in China to work as a missionary sponsored by the Girls’ Auxiliary of the Presbyterian church’s […]

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Book Fest – 17th December 2016

Don’t miss The Herald’s Book Fest 2016 Saturday 17th Dec St John’s Hall New Street, Hythe (opposite St John’s Church) 10am – 2pm There will be more than 15 authors to meet – see below – and a charity cafe. All of these books are available to buy from The Herald, 2 High Street, Hythe. If […]

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