Peebles Hydro

I have always enjoyed visits to the Peebles Hydro. It is a beautiful building in marvelous rolling countryside, indeed, the Peebles Hydro that is there now was built in the early 20th century as a country house hotel and spa resort in Peebles in the border region of Scotland at the south. The hotel actually opened in […]

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‘Orrible ‘Ooligans by Harry Hunter — Val Penny’s Book Reviews

My friend, Harry Hunter, kindly gave me a copy of his new book, ‘Orrible ‘Ooligans, and it seemed only right to prepare a review, but as ever, it is an honest review. Harry’s first book, Taking the High Road, a book of short stories, is also reviewed on this site at https://bookreviewstoday.info/2014/10/22/taking-the-high-road-by-harry-hunter/. The new book, ‘Orrible […]

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The Anaerris Code: Part I he Gemma by L.K.Kelley

Gem thought she was a normal young woman, well almost, there was a slight incident five years ago, but she had successfully hidden that strange happening since and chalked it up to just part of who she was. The thing is Gem has no idea who she actually is, or the potential she holds. In […]

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Lemon Tree Garden – Rethymnon, Crete by guest author Reijosfood

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First published by Reijosfood on 5th August 2016 at https://reijosfood.com/2016/08/05/restaurant-review-lemon-tree-garden-rethymnon-crete/.

Summer vacation in Crete, Rethymnon meant also visits to several restaurants and tavernas. Tried about 10 places and always tested starters and main courses. Better avoid dining spots with most aggressive “in throwers”, best ones are those counting on menu,location and athmosphere.

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Mostly ate in Old Town where you can find many good and not so good dining spots. When it comes to taverna type of restaurants serving traditional greek food, Lemon Tree Garden is the choice. Judgement is based on two visits, which both were above average in “tavernas category”.

Restaurant has good service, fresh ingredients and well prepared dishes not forgetting vegan choises.

During second visit had for starters Spinach Pies, Vine Leaves Rolls and Feta Cheese.Usually spinach pies include cheese, but restaurant had vegetarian version available. Two types rolls, vine leaves(dolmades) and zuccini…

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‘Sumer is icumumen in’ by guest author Dr Oliver Teale — Valerie Penny’s Book Reviews

This article, by Dr. Oliver Teale Lecturer in English at Loughborough University, England was first published on 01.06.2016 on the website Interesting Literature at https://interestingliterature.com/2016/06/01/a-short-analysis-of-sumer-is-icumen-in/. English poetry begins with a stag breaking wind. Or, at least, it does if you pick up The Oxford Book of English Verse, where the short song, ‘Sumer is icumen in’, begins […]

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Open Book Blog Hop – May 9th — aurorawatcherak

Originally posted on Stevie Turner, Indie Author.: This week on the Open Book Blog Hop we’re discussing how a hobby makes us better writers. I must admit that with all the writing and marketing I do, there is precious little time for hobbies. However, there is one hobby which has stayed with me since I…

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