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Litfest At The Fermain Tavern – Saturday May 13th

In the Guernsey Litfest’s traditional Saturday night at the Fermain Tavern slot, we have slam poet Harry Baker, cajon singer Heidi Joubert and self-proclaimed ‘raggle-taggle bunch’ The Recks. Here’s your … Continue reading

May 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Sugar Girls by Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi – A Review

Duncan Barrett and Nuala Calvi have jointly authored this readable memoir, which is written to feel just like a novel. It brings to life the moving true stories of ‘sugar … Continue reading

May 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

A celebration of Guernsey writing talent

Local writers, novelists, poets and dramatists will have their work – and themselves – on display at the Writers’ Fair in the marquee on the lawn next to the shop … Continue reading

May 3, 2017 · 1 Comment

Sophia by Anita Anand – (Review)

Sophia (so-fire) by Anita Anand is a detailed and fascinating biography of an Indian princess who was born in 1876 in high society England and whose life consequently spanned some … Continue reading

April 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Books that changed my life

by States Deputy Emilie Yerby No book has changed me more than Amartya Sen’s “Development as Freedom.” Lent to me in sixth-form by an insightful teacher, Sen’s take on international … Continue reading

March 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Simon Singh – Fermat’s Last Theorem (Review)

The basic ingredients for this book are an obscure yet initially simple piece of number theory and a 350 year long attempt to find irrefutable proof.  No one seems sure … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Books that Changed my Life

by Di Digard, Features Editor, Guernsey Press Five go to Kirrin Island RAF Gutersloh, Germany. 1963. Some Forces kids don’t like the life. Upping sticks every three years, new schools, … Continue reading

February 26, 2017 · Leave a comment