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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.

25 February 2021

Around the World with Graham Greene

Escape. The word echoes around Graham Greene’s library. It’s there in the title of his 1980 autobiography, Ways of Escape. Nearly all his characters are in […]
24 February 2021

Emma Stone to play Cruella de Vil in the new Disney film

Following its first look revealed by Walt Disney Studios in August 2019, the first trailer has now been released for Disney’s new ‘Cruella’ film. The live-action prequel to […]
24 February 2021

10 unusual festivals around the world

We all love to celebrate events like the spring, harvest, religious events, and many more. A lot of them are related to tradition and history, and […]
23 February 2021

Eiffel Tower to receive ‘golden’ makeover for 2024 Olympics

The Eiffel Tower is one of the most famous landmarks in the world. At more than 100 years old it has attracted more than 250 million […]
23 February 2021

Carmen Miranda will have a new museum in Portugal

The new Carmen Miranda Museum, in Marco de Canaveses, Portugal, with an estimated cost of € 1.1 million is expected to be be completed in June […]
23 February 2021

Carmen Miranda: The lady with the tutti frutti hat

Carmen Miranda, the extravagant and energetic lady with the tutti frutti hat, is a Portuguese-born actress and singer who became one of the biggest icons in Brazil. Maria do […]
18 February 2021

8 Dracula film adaptations

Even those people who have never seen an adaptation of the book know about Dracula and the iconography he represents. You’ll rarely find adaptations of Dracula […]
18 February 2021

The new and improved pyramids of Giza

4,500 years after being built by the ancient Egyptian pharaohs, the Great Pyramids of Giza are getting a revamp. The 17 million euro renovation aims to […]
17 February 2021

7 Museums in Brussels offer free entrance to university students during Carnival week

Seven museums in Brussels are accessible, free of charge, for all university students, from Saturday, February 13 to Sunday, February 21. This is a unique opportunity […]
17 February 2021

10 beautiful Instagrammable places in London

London, the capital of the United-Kingdom, is a well-known city not only for its business banks and Stock Exchanges but also as a tourist attraction, and […]
17 February 2021

10 most beautiful buildings in Europe

Europe has so many beautiful monuments with different stories and history behind them. Some of them have been listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. For […]
16 February 2021

Australia’s new marine observatory will have the shape of a whale

The design of the Australian Underwater Discovery Center (AUDC) will have the shape of a whale surfacing out of the water. Located two hours south of […]
16 February 2021

In Covid-19 times Oscars opt for an on-site gala from different locations

Like the rest of Hollywood, the Academy has also had to contend with the coronavirus and decided in the middle of last year that the 2021 […]
16 February 2021

10 interesting facts about Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival

The Carnival of Rio de Janeiro is one of the most important cultural events of Brazil, attracting each year more than 5 million people and approximately […]
16 February 2021

What is Mardi Gras?

Also known as Carnival or Carnaval, Mardi Gras celebrations see people the world over taking to the streets in their finest costumes, accompanied by music and […]
15 February 2021

Taipei’s twisting eco-tower with a Belgian flavor

Vincent Callebaut, 44 years old and originally from La Louvière, Belgium, has excelled himself after coming up with this innovative piece of top-class architecture – the […]
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