Category Archives: #rdg

Olympic torch!

Went to see the Olympic torch through Reading this week as a colleague was taking part in it and because it is a chance in a lifetime. I think it was probably my parents trying to shield me disappointment early … Continue reading

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Why I am opposing the Concessionary Fares Scheme Review in Reading [#rdg]

I use public transport a lot. I commute to and from work, I use it to reach recreational activities and it allows me to reach friends to socialise. In Reading I pay £1.80 for a single bus journey or double … Continue reading

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The Oxford Philomusica [again!]

Last night I went to see the Oxford Philomusica at the Reading Concert Hall again. I’d seen them twice before, but this was by far their best one. They played: Prokofiev – Classical Symphony Saint-Saëns – Cello Concerto No. 1 … Continue reading

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Crime writing workshop

Last night I went to a crime writing workshop hosted by the Reading library: Reading Library presents a unique opportunity to take part in a Crime Writing workshop with popular authors Danny Miller and Emlyn Rees. Debut novelist Danny Miller … Continue reading

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The European Union Chamber Orchestra at The Hexagon [@TheHexagon]

Tonight I went to see the European Union Chamber Orchestra at The Hexagon in Reading after winning tickets from the Reading Arts Facebook page. The concert featured the following setlist, as well as a couple of extra short pieces as … Continue reading

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The London Symphony Orchestra at The Hexagon [@londonsymphony & @TheHexagon]

Tonight I went to see a concert by the London Symphony Orchestra in the Hexagon in Reading which marks the first time I’ve been inside the Hexagon, despite having lived in Reading for over ten years. I’ve realised over the … Continue reading

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Woll-Weber KG

Every time I visit my grandparent’s home town I stop by the only dedicated wool shop in town – Woll-Weber KG. It has 2.5 floors of all things wool from Knit Pro needles to sockwool to sections dedicated to fleece, … Continue reading

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