Hydrophilic polymer embolism the medical name for coating material that separates from medical device surfaces and causes complications.
20190319 Learning So, having been a woman of many fears, God is teaching me to be a woman of great faith… you see fear & faith have a same root. They both believe that something that hasn’t happened yet is going to happen. Faith believes in the impossible to be possible. It doesn’t matter how […]
Writing Prompt: You’re a famous slayer of dragons and your exploits are known the world over. However secretly you’re a dragon soul in a human body and you’re just trying to get the body that was taken from you. Six Kingdoms resided over the Burnt Seas of Greater Ysandyr, a land plagued by roaming deserts, […]
This article is part of our Trip Report – Our Summer Holiday in Dubrovnik and Beyond During our 5-night stay in Dubrovnik, we interspersed visits into the city of Dubrovnik itself with three day trips to nearby locations. We knew some things we wanted to do and see in the city, and other things we […]
Luonnotar is one of my favourite ever pieces. From the hypnotic and powerful soprano part to the elusive and ethereal ending, it’s one of the most astonishing works that Sibelius ever wrote. But it very rarely makes it onto concert programmes, and when it premiered in 1913, critics were completely nonplussed. The reviews were a […]
It’s one thing to run a publicity campaign encouraging people to take up the NHS offer of free screening, it’s something else to actually take that test yourself. Especially when poo is involved. We woman are used to screening. Invitations for cervical smears start in our mid-20s and go on until our mid-60s. Breast screening […]
Mass storytelling and the power of advertising Shakespeare was one of the first to take stories to a mass audience in Britain. To watch a story acted on stage, Elizabethans rowed across the stinking heaving Thames and endured many hours on wooden seats or standing in the thrashing rain in the pit. All just to […]
Originally posted on Bard of Tara:
All so strange and beautiful, And sitting in a row, With clothes so brightly coloured, Befitting their rainbow. ? All listen so attentively, Savouring each word that is said, From this amazing topless lady, With fiery hair – a blazing red. ? There’s a pretty dark skinned woman, With…
The Verde Valley Comic Expo coincides with the release of my second murder mystery this year. City Before Sunrise is scheduled to release on March 26th, but you can get your copy early at the Verde Valley Comic Expo on March 23rd! Entry is only $5 ($3 if you bring two non-perishable food items). I’ll […]
The following ‘photos illustrate a trip to Scotland in March: to the west in and around Glasgow and to Edinburgh. With one exception the pictures aren’t classic views of the region, but I have done my best to capture a ”sense of place.” It was a pity that we didn’t have time to go further […]
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s first episodic DLC is done- here’s my review for Bloodline!
The information pipeline that runs between a cult of dangerous conspiracy theorists and the president of the United States is very short. Donald Trump retweeted a video late Tuesday night that originated from an account called Deep State Exposed, a subscriber to a QAnon conspiracy theory, which tweeted that Transportation Security Administration officials are “perverts” capable […]
Changing of the Guards comes out April 1. You can pre-order it now from Amazon in e-book and paperback. The e-book is only $0.99 if you pre-order it. For now, check out the gorgeous cover by Pablo Fernandez and read the first chapter here: Prisoners Severen never quite lost consciousness on the way to the enemy […]