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This beautifully crafted story of espionage starts in Paris in 1943 and ends with the murder of an elderly woman in the car park of the Gare d’Orléans in 2018.
For Helen Macdonald, author of Vesper Flights, swifts seem to her to be ‘the closest thing to aliens on Earth.’
Very grateful to have Gepettos open again, and to see it full on a Friday evening.
I thoroughly recommend this book. For people such as myself, trying to find a way through the puzzle of life, death and faith, this book is a huge help and a fascinating read.
The story that Harris tells of Lourdes will do much to deepen our faith and understanding of why we are drawn back time and time again to this miracle.
Bruce Feiler’s documentary follows a group of American veterans travelling to Lourdes for the international military pilgrimage.
This is a new hotel. It has teething g problems. However, the staff made a huge effort to make us welcome, for which we were very grateful.
Its not often one comes across an truly remarkable and well thought through entertainment. However, our recent visit to York’s pop-up Rose Theatre to see A Midsummer Night’s Dream was one such. It wasn’t just a theatre. Lunchbox Theatrical Productions had...
We stayed at the Berkeley Square Hotel on a number of occasions whilst visiting Bristol University. It is a great hotel, very friendly and serving excellent food. A generic hotel it definitely is not.
Their Finest is a deeply moving, beautiful, funny film based on Lissa Evans’ book Their Finest Hour and a Half. Its a classic Hero’s Journey.