Secret Nature

14 Dec 18
Archy news nety

Easy to read Neil MacGregor: Life with the Gods (C. H. Beck, 39.95 €)Again an opulent MacGregor band with treasures of the British Museum: so wonderfully diverse are the religions(Alexander Cammann)             Katherine Mansfield: Flying, dancing, whirling, shaking (Manesse, 22, – €) Diary notes and sketches from the estate: a heartfelt album of malice, love and […]

14 Dec 18
balagopalr

In fact that family was a test case to figure out the limits of human tolerance. The family was staying in a village near the world’s largest farm. The man of the family worked as farm hand. Like most of the feudal lords here too it was the most exploitative. The workers were treated worse […]

14 Dec 18
Nestor's Long Stuff

Tetris is not “the Citizen Kane” of games, but it is a sort of its Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony: everybody can hum it off the top of their head but a really good rendition of it is still awe-inspiring. See, anyone reading this can go make a Tetris. I mean it. You can go download a […]

14 Dec 18
African Explorer Magazine

The tremendously popular ESHU directs traffic along the Road of Life from his abode at the Crossroads of Fortune. If you’re faced with an important choice or a powerful opportunity, ESHU can offer advice to help swing things your way. A super-speedy go-between, he can carry complaints to the Gods, questions to the spirit world, […]

14 Dec 18
Hear It From Locals

JOIN US IN AN INTERVIEW WITH ANCA TIGAN FROM VIENNA, AUSTRIA!   Anca Tigan and her husband Sinan are molecular biologists who believe Vienna to be the world’s best city to live in. Over the past seven years, they have spent most of their free time planning trips and travelling. Through their blog Dream, Book, and Travel they offer […]

14 Dec 18
Purposeful way of creation

We may learn a number of lessons from this biblical narrative of Joshua chapter six. However,the episode envisages a symbolic connotation for the word Jericho as being relative to our lives’ daily expeditions / experiences with various challenges threatening our purposeful living. From the historical accounts of the promised land,Canaan, we may allude that Jericho […]

14 Dec 18
Touring Toyota

When was the last time you wanted a break so bad that you ended up scrolling travel sites? Oh my, you didn’t? We understand your plight. Delhi makes you go crazy, we agree. But did you know that your weekend travel can be amazing just like those long drives you take? Enticing trips with beautiful […]

14 Dec 18
Feather Bookmarks

Pip VI whinnied cheerfully as the stable hand forked fresh hay into the manger. Leaning against the stable door, Lina watched the kid work and nodded when he turned back to glance at her for assurance. “How long d’you think you’ll be staying, miss?” the boy asked, heaving a large bundle of ropes up into […]

14 Dec 18
Professor Ramos @ Chaffey

  “It was as though his features had been burned and blurred; they were waxy and and oddly distorted, and the whites of the eyes had a permanently bloody look… and his face was pale as snow…”(Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince). All these features describe one man, Lord Voldemort or The Dark Lord. […]

14 Dec 18
BiblioMarket

Katie Prout | Longreads | December 2018 | 25 of minutes (6,270 words) Every addict is a lawyer and my brother is no exception. On the first winter day that feels like spring, the boys next-door get too rowdy. Beer cans fall to the ground under a faint February sun. Frat boys slur-shout along to […]

14 Dec 18

Katie Prout | Longreads | December 2018 | 25 of minutes (6,270 words) Every addict is a lawyer and my brother is no exception. On the first winter day that feels like spring, the boys next-door get too rowdy. Beer cans fall to the ground under a faint February sun. Frat boys slur-shout along to […]

14 Dec 18
Friday Morning Messages

“Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time.” ~ Karl Marx. I was taught how to be a Jamaican housewife by my Jamaican husband.  It was a bone of contention for quite a while.  For some reason it seemed implausible to him that I […]

14 Dec 18
orange marmalade

Today’s post is my last of the 2018 holiday gift guides. Phew! This one is geared towards grown ups. Since every title on Orange Marmalade is one that I enjoy, it’s understandable that I think children’s books in general make fine gifts for adults. Today I’m highlighting a few titles that are uncommonly well-suited to […]

14 Dec 18
Stacy Alesi's BookBitch.com™

From the publisher: #1 New York Times Bestseller A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. […]

14 Dec 18
Longreads

Katie Prout tries to untangle the story of her brother’s complicated, life-long battle with alcoholism against the backdrop of her family’s history of addiction.