Weston Mercury

The Mercury

Our local newspaper, the Weston Mercury was established in 1843; this is the present office for our local newspaper. Apparently, it  has won the Newspaper Society’s Community Newspaper of the year award several times, including 2007 and 2008.

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In the press!

This a repost of a previous blog: I was very grateful to my local newspaper, the Weston Mercury for publishing this article and my photo: They are not quite correct in saying that FARHOLM is based in the real islands of Steep Holm and Flat Holm, although I used their Scandinavian names. If anywhere, Rathlin […]

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FARHOLM

I was very grateful to the Weston Mercury for writing this article about me, and including a picture! It’s not quite true, however that I was inspired by Steep Holm and Flat Holm – the names were a trigger certainly, but although Farholm Island is an English island, I got more inspiration from Rathlin Island […]

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A touching note

Following a news item about me and my first novel, FARHOLM, in our local newspaper, the Weston Mercury, I received my first ever fan letter! An elderly neighbour, eighty-eight year old Ruby Twite wrote a lovely note to me.  I was thrilled and touched to receive it as it is doubtful that she will ever […]

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