Pimpernel

20 Feb 19

Complete Utter Wonderful Nonsense

fragments-of-sappho: ladynorbert: thepsychicclam: athenadark: la-knight: bettieleetwo: geekinlibrariansclothing: touchofgrey37: deathcomes4u: gunthatshootsennui: validcriticism: divinedorothy: sim0nbaz: foxsan: shuttersmiley: sourcedumal: jackthebard: Just remember. There is no such thing as a fake geek girl. There are only fake geek boys. Science fiction was invented by a woman. Specifically a teenage girl. You know, someone who would be a part of […]

20 Feb 19
Gaming for the Common Man

All – It has been much too long. They have kept me in solitary confinement, with no use of my laptop. My meals have consisted of Cheez-Its and Slim Jims … I finally broke free to write you this message. Wouldn’t that be like, a way more exciting excuse for my radio silence? In truth, […]

20 Feb 19

This is my favourite book from my childhood. A combination of good literary fiction and history. Baroness Orczy introduces the fictional character of Scarlet Pimpernel, who engages in the act of saving the aristocrats under disguise and brings them to safety. The Reign of Terror is one of the deadliest event that has occurred in […]

19 Feb 19
Waldina

Today is the 108th birthday of the actress Merle Oberon. Her beauty was undeniable, her heritage was unacceptable, her story is of what legends are made of. The world is a better place because she was in it and still feels the loss that she has left. NAME: Merle Oberon DATE OF BIRTH: February 19, […]

19 Feb 19
The New Dark Age

19 February 2019 — Investigating Imperialism [I think it’s time to republish a piece I wrote 15 years ago, in 2004, though clearly very few took notice of it then, will it be any different this time? I doubt it, it’s probably already too late to do anything about it. What the Labour government initiated […]

19 Feb 19
Gardening & Other Preoccupations by Vandra Costello

“The shortest day has passed, and whatever nastiness of weather we may look forward to in January and February, at least we notice that the days are getting longer.  Minute by minute they lengthen out.  It takes some weeks before we become aware of the change.  It is imperceptible even as the growth of a […]

19 Feb 19
BeastSaber

Mapper: LordPedro Song ID: 13247 BeatSaver Page Difficulties: Expert Download

18 Feb 19
hashtagtravelling

I recently spent some time in the historic city of Bath in the UK. The whole city is designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is built from the distinctive Bath Stone which positively glows on a dark winter’s day in England.

18 Feb 19
Ultimate Pocket

It’s a holiday in the U.S., which makes it a great day for the latest set of Apple-related rumors to emerge from the spookily accurate desk of analyst Ming-Chi Kou, who predicts the return of  giant MacBook Pros, a huge and hugely accurate Apple-branded display and much, much more as Apple ramps up its product […]

18 Feb 19
EITR Blogs

Gerard Otto 2 hrs ·  Time to Panic National Emergency workers rushed to the scene of the tragedy and Mike Hosking was bundled up onto the stage before the frightened mob, of elite, very wealthy, ideologically fixated National supporters. The crowd of privileged nation wreckers, dribbled with fear about the latest poll and the smell of […]

18 Feb 19
Harlequin Junkie | Blogging about Books | Addicted to HEA :)

Today it is my pleasure to Welcome author Shana Galen to HJ!   Hi Shana and welcome to HJ! We’re so excited to chat with you about your new release, Taken By the Rake!   Hi and thank you for hosting me!   Please summarize the book for the readers here: Most people know the […]

16 Feb 19
Newsessentials Blog

Aftercare and Follow-Up The National Abortion Federation (NAF) is the professional association of abortion providers. Our work supports the dedicated health care professionals who make reproductive choice a reality, as well as the women they serve. https://prochoice.org/think-youre-pregnant/what-should-i-expect-after-the-abortion/ Following an abortion you will receive instructions for after care. It is very important that you follow these […]

16 Feb 19
Tyger Tyger

Enjoy the month of love while improving your mind with classic lit.

15 Feb 19
Variety

When “The Dark Knight” failed to secured a best picture Oscar nomination, the snub was said to have prompted the Academy to expand the category from five nominees to as many as 10. A decade later, maybe out of fear that something similar might happen again to the immensely popular “Black Panther,” the Academy announced […]

15 Feb 19
Christina and Camera

This is the first post in a mini-series about my desk! The next post will be on Monday 🙂 Today, I’m going to be giving you all a tour of my desk! This was requested when I asked for post ideas- if you have any more, please let me know on this post. An overview […]

15 Feb 19
The Brigadier

GRIM TIDINGS from the FIRST ISLE — mine LORD OF FOUR BERRIES, TACTLESS of the FIRST ISLE, hath struck again. It began with a MURDER… the name of these poor victims? They TWO were both known as the JOHNS, though they went by other names: the LOO, the HEAD, the PRIVY… and most formally, the […]