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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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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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To buy Letters from Manchuria go to www.littleknollbookshop.co.uk Letters from Manchuria The story of Marion Young Missionary in Japanese-occupied China edited by Neil T. Sinclair ISBN: 978-0-9935078-1-6 In 1935 Marion Young arrived in China and for the next six years she wrote weekly letters home to her parents in Ireland. Her letters give a vivid picture […]

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STRANGERS IN CHAOTUNG

STRANGERS IN CHAOTUNG by Winifred Tovey with sections and letters by Frank Tovey Paperback in crown porto format, with 230 printed pages, plus over 80 photos and illustrations.                Winnie Hill grew up in Bedford, living in her grandparents’ house like so many other children who had lost their […]

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