Tag: Reporting

Apr 11

Visit by Gerry Kreibich to Lanzarote Creative Writing Group

Visit by Gerry Kreibich to Lanzarote Creative Writing Group Friday 04 April 2014 We were very happy to have a visit by Gerry Kreibich, to Lanzarote Creative Writing Group recently in which he entertained us with anecdotes, liberally sprinkled throughout his very informative and interesting talk about journalism, and his experience as a lecturer in …

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Mar 16

Carnival in Lanzarote

Carnival in Lanzarote   Carnival in Lanzarote is the most spectacular event of the year. In fact it is not a single event but a fantastic period that really starts months before when the groups begin designing their costumes, choreographing the routines of the walking floats, fund raising, choosing the music, writing the songs, co-operating …

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Oct 21

Book Reviews Bee Season by Myla Goldberg and 11.22.63 by Stephen King

Book reviews Bee Season by Myla Goldberg and 11.22.63 By Stephen King   Book Reviews Bee Season by Myla Go ldberg Eliza, an ‘unremarkable’ nine year old discovers an aptitude for competitive spelling. Her success undermines the dynamics of the gifted Naumann family. Father, Saul absorbed in mysticism, her mother, a distant but brilliant lawyer …

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Oct 10

Book Review – ‘The Universe versus Alex Wood’ and ‘How We met’

Book Review – ‘The Universe versus Alex Wood’ and ‘How We met’ The Universe Versus Alex Woods by Gavin Extence A strangely compelling, coming of age, book with an unusual but empathetic main character. Alex is an outsider, because he is bookish and his mother is a Tarot Card Reader, so he is a natural …

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Sep 08

Get Active on Lanzarote

Get Active on Lanzarote by Sue Almond Relaxation and a chance to recharge the batteries are what most people want from a holiday. If, for you, that means lying on a sun bed with a book all day and eating out in the evening that is fine. You can certainly do that on my favourite …

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Aug 29

THE BOOK THIEF by Markus Zusak

THE BOOK THIEF by Markus Zusak I was not prepared for this book. I did not expect it to be such an emotional read! Death, as the narrator, is very effective. I liked the bulletins and summaries and the unusual use of language which works brilliantly to evoke meaning through quirky use of vocabulary and …

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Aug 17

In Your Own Words

In Your Own Words (For a group you will need the correct number of copies of the speeches which are reproduced below * to*) Take one of the Shakespeare speeches, Polonius’ speech to his son Laertes as he is about to leave to live in Paris, from ‘Hamlet’. or ‘All the world’s a stage…’ a …

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