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vavsimonLocal author, Vav Simon, from Ryde, is giving away copies of her book ‘Old Magic in Everyday Life’ to celebrate her first year as a published author.

In her book Vav tells stories, both humorous and heart-breaking, of her childhood in Scotland.

Amongst other such stories, Vav’s writing will catch the imagination of anyone who wishes to peer behind the gloss of present-day life. She describes many aspects of the sixth sense, bringing them into the present and offering meditations to try at home.

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It is a powerful and fascinating book, as one local reviewer said: From the very first paragraph it caught me, in places it made me laugh out loud, in others it had me weeping into my sleeve, and above that, throughout, it made me think…”

The giveaway is open until 31st October, and is organised through the website Goodreads.com. Vav is concerned that Island readers get the chance to request one of four copies available. The response so far has been fantastic says Vav, with  147 people interested in getting a copy within three days!

Vav’s book is ‘Old Magic in Everyday Life’ 2012, ISBN 978-1-873295-44-1 is published under her given name Mhairi Simon. More details at www.vavsimonbooks.co.uk or via Amazon.

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