Jane Norman

12 Dec 18
scar

Pinched from the wonderful Abby Norman, whose book I read earlier this year and found very relatable. She asks herself these questions once a year so I thought I’d do the same, using them to kick of the month of reflective posts I usually write as we approach the end of the year. 

12 Dec 18
So We Became Artists

An often-neglected thematic contribution of Spider-Man is the capital-T-Truth that you will never have enough time to fulfill all of your responsibilities perfectly. And that can be okay.

11 Dec 18
Parish Mouse

Fladbury (with the Chapelries of Stock and Bradley, Throckmorton, and Wyre Piddle; and the Hamlets of Hill and Moor, and Abbots Lench, or Hob Lench) Billings Directory 1855 Fladbury is a very extensive parish and village, situate about 3 miles E. of Pershore, containing in 1851 a population of 394 inhabitants. In the reign of […]

11 Dec 18
KissTheGames

After Superman, Spider-Man is my favorite superhero. And if I’m honest, these were the only two I ever cared about. In recent years I’ve begun to enjoy Batman as well. This is in part due to the storytelling portrayed in a game much similar to Spider-Man, which is the Batman Arkham series by Rocksteady Games. […]

11 Dec 18
Don't Need A Diagram

Kirkus Reviews called David S. Atkinson’s latest collection of flash fiction, Roses Are Red, Violets are Stealing Loose Change from my Pockets While I Sleep, “unorthodox” and “irreverent.” (You might have figured that out by the title alone, but just in case you had any doubt.) A review on the Vol. 1 Brooklyn website said Atkinson […]

11 Dec 18
Kindle Buffet

Suddenly Susan (Susan Wade Saga Book 1) Fiction > Humor & Satire Author: Virginia Gray FREE Twenty-two-year-old Susan Wade’s dream of a glamorous, high-powered career is the only thing that’s gotten her through the past four years of college. But now that she’s graduating, her future isn’t looking quite as bright as she’d hoped. She’s […]

11 Dec 18
Variety

This year, there were more than 500 scripted shows on television. I say this not to overwhelm you (because take it from someone whose job it is to sift through them all: thinking about that astronomically high number too hard is a quick and easy way to fall into the “what are we doing and […]

11 Dec 18
Babbling Becky L’s Book Impressions

About the Book   Book: Mind Games Author: Nancy Mehl Genre: Suspense Release Date: December 2018 Publisher: Bethany House FBI Behavioral Analyst Kaely Quinn’s methods may be highly unorthodox, but her talent is undeniable. She’s done her best to establish a new life for herself after being demoted and transferred to St. Louis when a reporter revealed she’s the daughter […]

11 Dec 18
The Archiveory

We must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy. – Albus Dumbledore Here are all the right choices of the books you should be reading. From classics, drama, horror, and fantasy. I add them on as I read which is a lot. Keep checking on this site, because I keep […]

11 Dec 18
Dottie Tales

Berkhamsted in Hertfordshire Part II:  Berkhamsted Castle This is the second of three parts dealing with Berkhamsted in Hertfordshire. When I visited Berkhamsted, rather than the town itself, my first stop were the ruins of the castle. As the reason for my visit was to pay my respects to Cecily Neville, the mother of Richard […]

10 Dec 18
dark is a way and light is a place

Milan Kundera – The Unbearable Lightness of Being Roger Scruton – The Uses of Pessimism and the Danger of False Hope Joey Barton – No Nonsense John Lambie – How to be Critically Open-Minded: A Psychological and Historical Analysis Anjan Chatterjee – The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art Jon […]

10 Dec 18
News Archives Uk

The West Sussex B Indoor Bowls team entertained neighbors Surrey in a friendly conversation. West Sussex got off to a good start, taking six points from the first session and six from the second to lead 12: 4 at lunch. They continued in that direction after lunch and scored six points from the third session […]