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Emily Bronte: weird or wonderful? Bronte
I felt a shiver run down my spine as I wandered through the parsonage that was once the home of the Brontë family in Haworth, West Yorkshire. The thought that this furniture, these books, and these letters around me were once the treasured belongings of one of my favourite authors, Emily Brontë, amazed me. As...
Taken 3: success or sinker?
‘I don’t know who you are. I don’t know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don’t have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills, skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for people...
Celebrating Christmas: Coca-Cola style! Coca-Cola truck, holiday, attraction, Leah Benthin, Kettle Mag
For many, the unmistakable Coca-Cola Christmas truck symbolises that the holidays really are here and we all know that when the advert pops up on the telly, it's basically Christmas Day. So when the famous truck came to the city of Lincoln for the day on 10th December, thousands of people took a visit to...
Book Review: Green’s The Fault in Our Stars is unputdownable Leah Benthin, KettleMag, The Fault in Our Stars, book
I read this book because the film adaptation was recently released and I really want to see it, but it's a crime to watch the film version before reading the novel (and I'd wanted to read it for some time anyway due to its popularity). Both relatable and mature Having  heard a lot about the book before...