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Sewing Circles and war – a review of Christina Lamb’s Afghanistan memoir

War isn’t beautiful “War wasn’t beautiful at all. It was the ugliest thing I had ever seen and it made me do the ugliest thing I had ever done. The real story of war wasn’t about the firing and the fighting, some Boy’s Own adventure of goodies and baddies. It wasn’t about sitting around in […]

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From Apartheid to Zaamheid – a book review

In the midst of the furore of the Limpopo textbook crisis and the gloom of the world’s economic failures a book arrived serendipitously on my desk and helped to keep my spirits positive. From Apartheid to Zaamheid is a readable and practical book about making a difference, being a positive force for change in South […]

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Book Review: The Great Explorer

Dublin based illustrator Chris Judge won the Irish Children’s Book Award last year for his debut The Lonely Best and … Continue reading

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