My daughter and I have been reading a book called ‘I am Malala; how one girl stood up for education and changed the world.’ It is an autobiography of a young girl, who through sheer determination and courage fought for her right to be educated. She was born in 1997 in Mingora, in the Swat […]
Probably the most undeserved draw I’ve seen us get at Goodison. Digne’s majestic free kick in the last throes of an otherwise insipid performance can not be used to gloss over a pretty dire second half performance from the Blues. Watford were what we expected. They were feisty, direct when they needed to be, pacy […]
November brought a whole lot of awesome speculative short fiction. In addition to this roundup here on my blog, you can also read my November short fiction roundup for B&N’s Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog, featuring 10 stories: My November roundup for B&N In addition to that, you can check out my recommended reading list for […]
Some more books on the shelves of the Cafe and Bookstore that would make great gifts this Christmas, and the first is a psychological thriller The Sleeping Serpent by Luna Saint Claire About the book Whether by free will or fate, Luna’s encounter with Nico provokes a storm that shatters her perceptions of identity, duty, […]
The Contest Chevelure was a time-honored competition held in a modest town in the middle of a modest country. It was a contest to see who could have the most extravagant and beautiful head of hair. Only, there was one notable detail. None of the people in the town had any hair on their heads.
Being a cat spouse is…less complicated than they thought. Less complicated and duller than the old wives said.
I was wearing velvet on the day I met my last love. I was wearing velvet on the day our city fell. I wear velvet every New Years’ Eve. I wear velvet on every Birthday. I’m not sure if that makes velvet my personal blessing or my curse. But I do know that velvet is […]
Fascinating and majestic, always present in the magical and healing traditions, the juniper (Juniperus Communis) is a portentous plant. The juniper is a bushy and evergreen shrub. It symbolizes the strength of fire and the warmth of the sun, the power of masculine energies and the pursuit of freedom, helps to free the anger and […]
Happy weekend, everyone! Welcome back our Weekend Respite series where I actually get to talk about books I enjoy reading! If you’ve stuck with me so far, you can take a guess what I’ll be talking about. It’s another Malazan Book of the Fallen book! This time, I’m going to talk about Midnight Tides, which is book […]
Pauld2leo.wordpress.com (Book 47 Non-Fiction ‘Mere Christianity Lives!’…Vol 4) By C. Paul Di Tullio Chapter 8 – ‘Acres of Diamonds…Revisited’ This is Temple University founder Russell […]