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Anthea Toft, author of Beneath Safer Skies (RIP)

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Anthea Toft, author of Beneath Safer Skies (RIP)
Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Anthea Toft, author of Beneath Safer Skies, who has sadly passed away.
 
She will be remembered fondly, and she lives on in print through her charming memoir of a childhood spent on a rural Shropshire farm as a wartime evacuee.

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Anthea Toft, RIP

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Anthea Toft, RIP
Anthea Toft, author of Beneath Safer Skies, died this week after several months of illness.

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Dog Photo Competition, send us your photos now!

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Dog Photo Competition, send us your photos now!

Selected winning photos will be published in our upcoming book by author Anna Levin, a book in celebration of dogs and the impact they have on our lives.

Please send us your best photos, this competition ends 30th April, to: competition@merlinunwin.co.uk

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NEW BOOK - 𝗔 𝗦𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗳 𝗣𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗹𝘀

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NEW BOOK - 𝗔 𝗦𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗳 𝗣𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗹𝘀
𝗔 𝗦𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗳 𝗣𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗹𝘀 is a book that will appeal to everyone who loves Cumbria and the Lake District, and all who enjoy the arts - both poetry and photography.

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Chris Yates, master story teller and expert fisherman

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Chris Yates, master story teller and expert fisherman

The Secret Carp by Chris Yates.

When he stumbled upon a long-neglected, overgrown lake holding some monster carp, Chris Yates knew that he had discovered the kind of place about which every carp angler dreams. He set about trying to catch the huge, elusive inhabitants with rod and line. It was a quest that was to reveal many insights into the secretive behaviour of this king of freshwater fish and bring him thrillingly into contact with his quarry.

Fishermen of all persuasions will enjoy this masterful angling chronicle.

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