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Brushstrokes in Time
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Brushstrokes in Time

Brushstrokes in Time

For the first time in fiction this novel shows the courageous birth of the Stars Art Movement in Beijing in 1979. Little Winter is a passionate artist from the time she can hold a [...]

Oxford Castaways 3
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Oxford Castaways 3

Oxford Castaways 3

100 people gathered in the impressive new Mathematics Institute to celebrate launch of Oxford Castaways 3 (OC3) and to say farewell to the castaway series. Ten years ago I came up with the idea [...]

Oxford Castaways 2 book cover
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Oxford Castaways 2

Oxford Castaways 2

The island of Oxtopia is a fictional creation of mine and is blessed with a growing population. Hence the need for this second book in the series. Oxford Castaways 2 continues the unravelling of people’s life [...]

Oxford Castaways by Sylvia Vetta
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Oxford Castaways

Oxford Castaways

Where to buy Oxford Castaways
Oxford Castaways is on sale in Blackwell’s Oxford and Mostly Books Abingdon. The remaining copies can be bought directly from Sylvia from this website for £8.99 (£7.99 plus £1 [...]

Green Power: The Spirulina Cookbook by Helen Peacocke and Sylvia Vetta
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Green Power: The Spirulina Cookbook

Green Power: The Spirulina Cookbook

This book can be appreciated as a source of easy to prepare inexpensive recipes which are delicious and healthy. 25 recipes were produced by Helen Peacocke who for 25 years wrote a recipe per week [...]

I Love You All book cover
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I love you All

I love you All

In 1969, twin organisations were founded in the village of Kennington. Good Neighbours aims to help fellow villagers and Kennington Overseas Aid (KOA) connects the village to the wider world. Sylvia has organised social [...]

The Radcliffe Legacy and other Oxford stories
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The Radcliffe Legacy & other Oxford stories

The Radcliffe Legacy & other Oxford stories

Sylvia has contributed a comic tale of mistaken identities to the latest anthology in this popular series of short stories set in and around Oxford. She says;
“I wrote The Blenheim Deception to mark the [...]

The Midnight Press
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The Midnight Press & other Oxford Stories

The Midnight Press & other Oxford Stories

Sylvia’s short story in ‘The Midnight Press and other Oxford Stories’ is called ‘The Taste of Moonlight’. She says “My daughter in law, Amita’s parents, Sneh and Pratap Chopra, started the first Indian restaurant [...]

The Bodleian Murders
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The Bodleian Murders & other Oxford stories

The Bodleian Murders & other Oxford stories

Sylvia’s contribution to ’The Bodleian Murders’ and Other Oxford Stories is titled: The Play’s the Thing.

(Oxford Brookes student Ben Butcher’s exposure to a Creation Theatre production of Romeo and Juliet brought him sensual delight [...]

Oxfordshire Rambles
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Oxfordshire Rambles

Oxfordshire Rambles

‘Oxfordshire Rambles’ a collection of 10 five mile circular walks  originally led by Margaret and Jack Ibbott.

Sylvia wrote  and produced this for Kennington Overseas Aid (KOA) with the help of Tim Metcalfe of Oxfordshire Limited [...]