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Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

12 November 2020

Top 10 literary cities

If your idea of holiday heaven is bound up in books, then these destinations are for you. 1. Dublin Ireland, with a population of under five […]
11 November 2020

5 documentaries to satisfy your hunger for remote places

While many of us would prefer to travel the world, explore distant countries and learn about new cultures in person, unfortunately currently, with the COVID-19 still […]
9 November 2020

10 Belgian Fun Facts

Belgium is a country with a rich diversity of cultures, history, art, and…bureaucracy. Yes, if you have had the pleasure of living in Belgium thus far, […]
6 November 2020

First black female 007 will guide you to new adventures

Lashana Lynch, the 32-year-old British actress, is playing the female counterpart to James Bond’s last movie “No Time to Die”. In a new interview with Harper’s Bazaar UK, […]
5 November 2020

Jazzing in Dinant: The birthplace of the saxophone

Imagine a world without the music of John Coltrane or Charlie “Bird” Parker. Imagine Tom Jobim’s “The Girl from Ipanema” without the lush sounds of Stan […]
5 November 2020

The Gruesome History of Guy Fawkes Night in England

If you think it’s been a hatefully partisan week in politics, spare a thought for Guy Fawkes, whose plot to assassinate King James I by blowing […]
4 November 2020

7 Famous writers who stayed in Brussels

In the spring of 1816 an episode of chance made Lord Byron’s stay in Brussels longer than desired. His original plan was to travel straight to […]
3 November 2020

Créons: The magic of street art in Brussels

L’Autre part: Between initiatory quest and captivating journey, a dive into the world of creation through the wanderings of Crayon, emblematic character of its author Créons. […]
30 October 2020

Historical and stunning temples in Asia

Asia is the world’s largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres. In general terms, Asia is bounded on the East […]
30 October 2020

5 Destinations to Shiver Your Timbers this Halloween

Last week we visited the Paris Catacombs in anticipation of the scariest week of the year. With Halloween now upon us, let’s discover some more tingle-inducing […]
29 October 2020

4 Mexican traditions to honor the Dead

A woman powders her cheeks and forehead, the area above her lips. Her eyes are surrounded by blackness. She smiles and continues with the task, one […]
27 October 2020

Trick or Treat? ‘Hubie Halloween’ film review

It’s the time of year where every streaming site has a clear theme to to its ‘trending’ or ‘popular movies’ – Halloween. I personally don’t enjoy […]
26 October 2020

Paris Catacombs: A Halloween Trip to the Empire of Death

As we approach Halloween, All Saints’ Day, and the Day of the Dead, what more apt than a visit to the Paris Catacombs? Here, since the […]
26 October 2020

Gouldings: Discovering the secrets of Monument Valley

Think Stagecoach; think The Searchers; think The Eiger Sanction; think Forrest Gump. What do they all have in common? Answer; the spectacular backdrop of Monument Valley, […]
21 October 2020

Art in the City of Lights

I went to Paris with one of my best friends and when we got on the plane, we did not imagine everything that we were about […]
20 October 2020

The Smithsonian Institution: the top 5 museums

The Smithsonian Institution is the largest museums and research complex in the world, owning 19 world-renowned museums, galleries and zoos. The name of the institution derives […]
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