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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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Little Knoll Press Newsletter Feb 2014

It’s a new month again and we’ve still got a stretch of winter before us, so I’ve got some special offers to keep you in good books while you wait for the longer daylight hours. First, there are discounts and signed books on a selection of Little Knoll Press titles ordered from the website www.LittleKnollBookshop.co.uk  or […]

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Non Semper Imbres – a memoir by David Hughes, brings fascinating stories and photos from David and Jane’s work and travels around the world  into a book that will give pleasure and interest for years to come. David Hughes was born on 29th July 1930, the first son of Helen Mary & Thomas Lewis Hughes, and the first white baby that many of the […]

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Use the comments button below to tell us what makes your Christmas special?  (Note: Don’t be put off by the fact that the button says ‘no comment’ – it simply means that there are not yet any comments on this post.)  OUR FIRST SNOWMAN In Winifred Tovey‘s book ‘Cor Blimey! Where ‘ave you come from?’ Winnie describes how her […]

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Answer 1: the travels and work of Winnie and Frank Tovey.  Read about their experiences in their books:  Strangers in Chaotung ( ISBN: 978-0-9565359-0-0 ) and Cor Blimey! Where ‘ave you come from?  ( ISBN: 978-0-9565359-3-1 ) Both books are available from www.littleknollbookshop.co.uk   Answer 2: tobacco.  Natalie Wheatley’s book  Tobacco Wife  describes how she moved […]

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Little Knoll Press will soon have a new online shop with plenty of items to choose from.  Look out for Liitle Knoll Press published books, for ‘Cor Blimey! Where ‘ave you come from?’ as an e-book, a treasure trove of old books about China, India and more, and DVDs on a wide scope of subjects from ‘Footcare […]

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Signed copies of Winnie and Frank Tovey’s books, ‘Strangers in Chaotung’ and ‘Cor Blimey! Where ‘ave you come from?’ attracted interest today (Saturday 10th March) at Southampton’s West Quay Waterstone’s bookshop.  Unfortunately Winnie was unable to attend due to back pain and Frank stayed with her at home to look after her.  Jenny Knowles and […]

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Winnie and Frank Tovey are indeed keeping busy!  Following last Thursday’s Waterstone’s launch of their book ‘Cor Blimey! Where ‘ave you come from?’, they have been to Radio Berkshire’s studio today – Monday 27th February 2012 – for a live broadcast on the Anne Diamond Show.  Presenter Bill Buckley asked them about their time in China, their work in Holdsworth […]

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Don’t worry if you missed listening to Winnie and Frank Tovey talking about their book ‘Cor Blimey! Where ‘ave you come from?’ on Libby Purves’  BBC Radio 4 Midweek programme on the 28th December.   You can still listen online.  Just click on the link below Midweek “Cor Blimey….”   Want to buy?  Cor Blimey! Where ‘ave you […]

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Don’t miss the chance to hear Winnie and Frank Tovey talking about their latest book ‘Cor Blimey! Where ‘ave you come from?’ on Radio 4 Midweek with Libby Purves on Wednesday 28th December.  Both in their nineties Winnie and Frank recall working and living in post-Raj India during the 1950s and 1960s. During their time in […]

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