RUTH MILLINGTON

AWARD-WINNING WRITER & ADVENTURE TRAVELLER

‘AFTERSHOCK’ WINS THE 2021 PAGE TURNER AWARDS, WRITING AWARD FOR NON-FICTION! “It’s an honour to receive this award for a memoir that was extremely challenging to write. I’m thrilled my work has been recognised, and I dedicate this award to the thousands who died or were affected by the Bam earthquake.” – Ruth Millington I …

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‘AFTERSHOCK’ LONGLISTED IN THE 2021 PAGE TURNER AWARDS I’m thrilled to announce that my unpublished memoir, Aftershock, has been longlisted in the international 2021 Writing Award category of the Page Turner Awards. Originally declared a finalist on 7 September, Aftershock, was selected out of 123 finalists to go on the longlist. Aftershock has now been …

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‘AFTERSHOCK’ WINS TWO FURTHER AWARDS I’m delighted to announce that my debut memoir, Aftershock, has been honoured with two further literary awards: 2021 Yeovil Literary Prize An extract of Aftershock has been shortlisted in the prestigious 2021 Yeovil Literary Prize, Writing Without Restriction category after initially being longlisted on 15 August 2021. Steve Voake was …

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THE STORY BEHIND THE PHOTO EVERYONE KEEPS ASKING ME ABOUT A lot of people have been asking me where this photograph was taken.  As many of you know, I’m a big fan of Nepal having travelled there at least seven times. Some have been relatively short trips of between two to three weeks, but the …

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STAYCATION: YOU MEAN I’M ON HOLIDAY IN MY OWN COUNTRY?! The world is full of buzzwords and travel isn’t exempt.  As marketing tools, they are very effective in getting us to try things out although, in reality, the concepts they are promoting are rarely new.   The latest to hit the travel scene is the ‘Staycation’ (as …

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