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My website has had a makeover!

I’m pleased to be able to announce – that my personal website here of lisadevaney.com has had a fantastic makeover! My creative online hub here has not had a new look in about six years – so it’s long overdue. I want to say a huge thanks to some folks that have helped make this […]

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Revive The Castle Cinema on Chatsworth Road

If you walk around my neighbourhood in London’s East End, here in Hackney, you may, at first, be put off by our terrible problem with dog poo littering the sidewalks, or focus on some the the run down buildings that could do with bit of a paint job.  To me though, from the moment I […]

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200+ things I have learned as an American living in the UK

What have I learned from living in the UK? Inspired by the Americans in London Facebook Group, I discovered that there are many other Americans living in the UK, who, like me, are bumping up against various cultural confusions. Also, prompted by my friends and family asking me to share more information about living in […]

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‘Headline Murder’ Book Launch

Congratulations to author and journalist Peter Bartram who’s first book Headline Murder debuts this Friday, August 28th 2015. In this debut novel “A Crampton of the Chronicle mystery” you’ll be transported back to the 1960s in Brighton, UK, where a newspaper journalist called Colin Crampton stumbles upon a missing person case that takes him on […]

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DJ Tunesmith to play In Ark book launch

Guests attending my book launch for In Ark: A Promise of Survival on Saturday, November 8th, will be treated to an atmospheric soundscape crafted by Joan Smith, aka DJ Tunesmith, who will curate a mix of post-apocalyptic, and soulful rhythms from throughout the decades. “Expect the music to be deep and gulley for the In […]

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A conversation with the inventor of cli-fi

And the Macquarie ‘honourable mention’ word of the year is… ‘cli-fi’! Each year the Macquarie Dictionary in Australia names a Word of the Year from a shortlist of words that have made a valuable contribution to the language. It also names one or two words that are given “honourable mentions” and one of the words […]

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As a self-taught artist, a writer, and a publicist – I welcome you to my creative online hub, where you’ll get to see some of my works, and find out more about me.