Thursday, 21 January 2021

Pub library

A COMMUNITY library has been created at the Cherry Tree Inn in Stoke Row. The bookshelves were built inside one of the rooms by ...

 

Act now on climate change

Act now on climate change

AN environmentalist has written a book about what should be done to effectively combat climate change. Dr Peter McManners penned Face ...

 

Friends publish book which teaches how to make jewellery

Friends publish book which teaches how to make jewellery

TWO jewellery makers have written a book to help others learn their craft. Machi de Waard and Janet Richardson wrote Silver Jewellery ...

 

Teen becomes saviour of world under threat

Teen becomes saviour of world under threat

DEEP inside an ancient forest live creatures that you would think only existed in fairy tales. When Leo discovers their hiding place, ...

 

Find positive in all of life’s challenges

Find positive in all of life’s challenges

“NOTHING you ever love will ever truly leave you” is the sentiment expressed in a book that tells of one man’s journey living with ...

 

Blown away by variety of buildings on doorstep

Blown away by variety of buildings on doorstep

IS it possible that a book entitled Bricks & Brickwork could be totally absorbing and illuminating? The answer is, emphatically, yes. ...

 

Birds hatch plan to save their habitat

Birds hatch plan to save their habitat

TOM is a happy and popular song-thrush with an amazing singing voice and ability to understand humans. He grew up listening to his ...

 

I just nudged the door ajar for women like me

I just nudged the door ajar for women like me

LIKE any good entrepreneur, Dame Stephanie Shirley saw opportunity in a crisis. With life put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, ...

 

Grim discovery tests limit of human nature

Grim discovery tests limit of human nature

MATT WALTERS was looking to enjoy some freedom while he still could so went out for a few drinks with friends. But when he returned ...

 

Woman’s journey of sacrifice and self discovery

Woman’s journey of sacrifice and self discovery

A WOMAN’S pursuit of truth prompts her to move from the city to a village on the England and Wales border. When she gets there Jan ...

 

Poems of lockdown

Poems of lockdown

A RADIO presenter who wrote a poem for 67 consecutive days during the first national coronavirus lockdown has published them as a book....

 

Con artist who rips off career criminals

Con artist who rips off career criminals

A MAN is writing a book that is partially set in Watlington. Jonathan Bradley is putting the finishing touches to 30 Years to Kill, a ...

 

Pastor on life after divorce

Pastor on life after divorce

A CHURCH minister in Caversham has written a book describing his personal journey overcoming separation and divorce. Keith Saynor, ...

 

Debunking myths and sage advice from Henley GP

Debunking myths and sage advice from Henley GP

HAVE you ever wondered what the spleen is and what it’s good for, what the world record is for holding one’s breath, or how the NHS ...

 

Baking brought us closer together

Baking brought us closer together

WHEN the first coronavirus lockdown happened, it was hard for Bessie Riches and her father having to stay at home all the time. The ...

 

New walks book designed to help families stay active

New walks book designed to help families stay active

A NEW book has been produced with walks in South Oxfordshire for people to enjoy during the second coronavirus lockdown. It was edited ...

 

Artist sets children’s story in area where she grew up

Artist sets children’s story in area where she grew up

AN artist and designer from Henley has published a children’s story book. The Unusual Tale of the Fairy Theatre by Lizzie Brown ...

 

Wargrave Play Reading Club

WE have all enjoyed a book club, especially being introduced to a book we wouldn’t have chosen ourselves, or one that results in a ...

 

Mothers in the rush hour of their lives had plenty to share

Mothers in the rush hour of their lives had plenty to share

Giovanna Fletcher | Henley Literary Festival | Friday, October 2 ON Friday night it was a pleasure to finally listen to Giovanna ...

 

Village library re-opened but with reduced hours

Village library re-opened but with reduced hours

VOLUNTEERS who help run Sonning Common library are happy that it is open again, albeit with reduced hours. The building in Grove Road ...

 

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