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A Nostalgic Goodbye to Waterstones, Dawson Street

Feb 6, 2011 |

Goodbye, Waterstones, Dawson Street branch « The Anti-Room. Antonia Hart’s piece on The Anti-Room Blog about Waterstones of Dawson Street, which closes its doors today for the last time, expresses the feelings of many. I will miss the browsing, followed by musing in the Reader’s Cafe and then more browsing. A perfect spot for literary rejuvenation is now no…

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Christmas Stories

Dec 26, 2010 | Comments Off on Christmas Stories

The Anti-Room. Nuala Ni Chonchuir reminisces about past Christmases below.  Read other Christmas Stories from the Anti-Room bloggers here. NUALA NÍ CHONCHÚIR I love Christmas. We didn’t have Santa Claus in our house – he didn’t give us presents, our parents did. I’m not sure why that was but I presume it was to do with my parents being very Catholic.…

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