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A REAL IRISH STEW FOR ANOTHER PACKED LUNCH

Having been away from my Packed Lunch for the past 3 weeks I had a welcome return and was joined at the table today by local author Celia Pyke who came along to discuss her books on Rainham & Wennington and Upminster. Some of the interesting people she encountered during her research included a murderer, a lady who worked at Bertram Mills Circus and another lady who had to use a bicycle to go from her house to the outside toilet – it was that far away!

Celia has also just completed a new novel “A DAISY BLOSSOMS” and Celia let us into the secret of how she manages to give and maintain individuality to the many different characters in her books. “A DAISY BLOSSOMS” is a story revolving around a girl who sells watercress on the streets of Victorian London and follows her from childhood until she reaches the age of 21.

Celia also admitted that she is also hoping to publish another book aimed at older boys called “MYSTERY ON THE MARSH”. This may be published via Kindle in the not too distant future.

The entire interview can be heard here: – [audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Celia-Pyke.mp3|titles=Celia Pyke]

In the second hour I was joined by Frances Clamp for our BRENTWOOD & BILLERICAY BYGONES feature. This week the subject was on the Chantry House in Billericay, which due to its connection with The Pilgrim Fathers is one of the haunts favoured by American tourists.

Frances’ feature can be heard again here: – [audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Bygones-13th-March.mp3|titles=Bygones 13th March]

 

And, of course, being St Patrick’s Day we just had to play a selection of hits from some great Irish artists such as Westlife, The Corrs and Chris De Burgh. Just amazing that given the size of their population that the Emerald Isle are able to assemble such a huge amount of talent, so after the show it was off to the pub to raise a glass of the dark brown liquid in the direction of Ireland. A happy St Patrick’s Day to all.

 

That’s all from me this week. Hope you can join me next Saturday when my guest will be another author, Colin Taylor.

 

All the best,

Scott

 

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A REAL IRISH STEW FOR ANOTHER PACKED LUNCH

Having been away from my Packed Lunch for the past 3 weeks I had a welcome return and was joined at the table today by local author Celia Pyke who came along to discuss her books on Rainham & Wennington and Upminster. Some of the interesting people she encountered during her research included a murderer, a lady who worked at Bertram Mills Circus and another lady who had to use a bicycle to go from her house to the outside toilet – it was that far away!

Celia has also just completed a new novel “A DAISY BLOSSOMS” and Celia let us into the secret of how she manages to give and maintain individuality to the many different characters in her books. “A DAISY BLOSSOMS” is a story revolving around a girl who sells watercress on the streets of Victorian London and follows her from childhood until she reaches the age of 21.

Celia also admitted that she is also hoping to publish another book aimed at older boys called “MYSTERY ON THE MARSH”. This may be published via Kindle in the not too distant future.

The entire interview can be heard here: – [audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Celia-Pyke.mp3|titles=Celia Pyke]

In the second hour I was joined by Frances Clamp for our BRENTWOOD & BILLERICAY BYGONES feature. This week the subject was on the Chantry House in Billericay, which due to its connection with The Pilgrim Fathers is one of the haunts favoured by American tourists.

Frances’ feature can be heard again here: – [audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Bygones-13th-March.mp3|titles=Bygones 13th March]

 

And, of course, being St Patrick’s Day we just had to play a selection of hits from some great Irish artists such as Westlife, The Corrs and Chris De Burgh. Just amazing that given the size of their population that the Emerald Isle are able to assemble such a huge amount of talent, so after the show it was off to the pub to raise a glass of the dark brown liquid in the direction of Ireland. A happy St Patrick’s Day to all.

 

That’s all from me this week. Hope you can join me next Saturday when my guest will be another author, Colin Taylor.

 

All the best,

Scott

 

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A REAL IRISH STEW FOR ANOTHER PACKED LUNCH

Having been away from my Packed Lunch for the past 3 weeks I had a welcome return and was joined at the table today by local author Celia Pyke who came along to discuss her books on Rainham & Wennington and Upminster. Some of the interesting people she encountered during her research included a murderer, a lady who worked at Bertram Mills Circus and another lady who had to use a bicycle to go from her house to the outside toilet – it was that far away!

Celia has also just completed a new novel “A DAISY BLOSSOMS” and Celia let us into the secret of how she manages to give and maintain individuality to the many different characters in her books. “A DAISY BLOSSOMS” is a story revolving around a girl who sells watercress on the streets of Victorian London and follows her from childhood until she reaches the age of 21.

Celia also admitted that she is also hoping to publish another book aimed at older boys called “MYSTERY ON THE MARSH”. This may be published via Kindle in the not too distant future.

The entire interview can be heard here: – [audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Celia-Pyke.mp3|titles=Celia Pyke]

In the second hour I was joined by Frances Clamp for our BRENTWOOD & BILLERICAY BYGONES feature. This week the subject was on the Chantry House in Billericay, which due to its connection with The Pilgrim Fathers is one of the haunts favoured by American tourists.

Frances’ feature can be heard again here: – [audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Bygones-13th-March.mp3|titles=Bygones 13th March]

 

And, of course, being St Patrick’s Day we just had to play a selection of hits from some great Irish artists such as Westlife, The Corrs and Chris De Burgh. Just amazing that given the size of their population that the Emerald Isle are able to assemble such a huge amount of talent, so after the show it was off to the pub to raise a glass of the dark brown liquid in the direction of Ireland. A happy St Patrick’s Day to all.

 

That’s all from me this week. Hope you can join me next Saturday when my guest will be another author, Colin Taylor.

 

All the best,

Scott

 

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A REAL IRISH STEW FOR ANOTHER PACKED LUNCH

Having been away from my Packed Lunch for the past 3 weeks I had a welcome return and was joined at the table today by local author Celia Pyke who came along to discuss her books on Rainham & Wennington and Upminster. Some of the interesting people she encountered during her research included a murderer, a lady who worked at Bertram Mills Circus and another lady who had to use a bicycle to go from her house to the outside toilet – it was that far away!

Celia has also just completed a new novel “A DAISY BLOSSOMS” and Celia let us into the secret of how she manages to give and maintain individuality to the many different characters in her books. “A DAISY BLOSSOMS” is a story revolving around a girl who sells watercress on the streets of Victorian London and follows her from childhood until she reaches the age of 21.

Celia also admitted that she is also hoping to publish another book aimed at older boys called “MYSTERY ON THE MARSH”. This may be published via Kindle in the not too distant future.

The entire interview can be heard here: – [audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Celia-Pyke.mp3|titles=Celia Pyke]

In the second hour I was joined by Frances Clamp for our BRENTWOOD & BILLERICAY BYGONES feature. This week the subject was on the Chantry House in Billericay, which due to its connection with The Pilgrim Fathers is one of the haunts favoured by American tourists.

Frances’ feature can be heard again here: – [audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Bygones-13th-March.mp3|titles=Bygones 13th March]

 

And, of course, being St Patrick’s Day we just had to play a selection of hits from some great Irish artists such as Westlife, The Corrs and Chris De Burgh. Just amazing that given the size of their population that the Emerald Isle are able to assemble such a huge amount of talent, so after the show it was off to the pub to raise a glass of the dark brown liquid in the direction of Ireland. A happy St Patrick’s Day to all.

 

That’s all from me this week. Hope you can join me next Saturday when my guest will be another author, Colin Taylor.

 

All the best,

Scott

 

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