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NEW BOOK: A String of Pearls is out today!

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NEW BOOK: A String of Pearls is out today!

We are very pleased to announce the launch of A String of Pearls, a new book about the Lake District and it's beauty - captured and harmonised in photographs and words.

Over the centuries Cumbria has inspired many writers, and Margaret Wilson has compiled a this book with the best in poem and verse, both old and new.

Partnered with the talented Helen Shaw, who has captured in a photo what the authors have described. This is a book for literature lovers, and for everyone who has visited the Lake District and appreciated its beauty to enjoy. 

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It's Earth Week, we are reading about Ascension island biodiversity

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It's Earth Week, we are reading about Ascension island biodiversity

This book about the island of Ascension covers it's short but fascinating history and abundant biodiversity.  

When the Royal Marines brought in plants and animals, some flourished, others died. Tropical forest now clothes the peak of Green Mountain, and feral donkeys haunt the plains. As sea birds swarm around the coast, radar stations monitor space from the tops of rust-red cinder cones, and primeval, giant green turtles lumber up the beaches to nest.

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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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