Left Coat Crime 2019, Vancouver, Canada Memories My March trip to Vancouver, BC, Canada was filled with great, and not-so-great experiences. Meeting writers, new readers, and fans is always the high point for me, and this conference was no exception. I enjoyed greeting those I knew, like Catriona McPherson, Simon Wood, Anne Cleeland, and Susanna […]
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The history of Birnenmost (pear wine) in Lower Austria is really fascinating. Here is another fun fact. In the 18th century, the consumption of Birnenmost was so high in Melk, Lower Austria that beer and wine producers felt threatened by it. For this reason, a police order was issued in 1770 in Melk on banning […]
Digital Minimalism is an ideal read for entrepreneurs who have a hard time focusing on producing their best work because of distracting technology. It’s a wake-up call for the younger generation, who have grown up in the anxiety caused by the digital world. If you want to hold long conversations and enjoy life without checking […]
My new favourite pattern! I’ve been testing for Ellie and Mac since February and I’ve really fallen in love with their patterns. I’ve always struggled to find clothes that fit my body shape, so decided this year was the year for me to make a change and sew some clothes for myself. So far […]
The Princess Blood. It was raining blood. The sky was dark red and the ground was knee-deep in a viscous soup of guts and blood. It smelled of rust and rotten meat. Atop a mountain of decaying corpses, a man with long white hair wearing a pitch black robe sat on a throne made of […]
White Barn, a sister company to Bath & Body Works, has officially started construction in the Acadiana Mall. Earlier, in January 2019, we announced the news of White Barn coming to the Acadiana Mall, which you can read (here). Expanding into the former adjacent Crazy 8’s store, White Barn and Bath & Body Works will […]
Did you know, the children’s mind is a complex machine, with an amazing learning ability? Their mind is just like a sponge (well that’s how we call it in Hungary), soaks up every tiny detail around them. Colours, light and shadow, movements, sounds, feelings, speech and so on. They need lots of different activities and […]
We normally associate haunted happenings with the cooler months. With shorter days and chilled nights; it’s easy to forget the activity that heat brings. Taylor spoke to me about Thursday 21st June 2018. He remembers the day specifically. The Summer Solstice. Taylor and a few friends, Mark, Jacob, and Laura headed to York for the […]
It is senseless that so many clothes and textiles are being throw into landfills. Recycling is just one way that leads to a sustainable future. On average, people are only wearing their clothing items up to 7 times before getting rid of it. There are so many alternatives to throwing away unwanted clothing. The idea […]
Nitzan Shoshan, El Colegio de México Review Essay. Spain Unmoored: Migration, Conversion, and the Politics of Islam,Mikaela H. Rogozen-Soltar (Bloomington: University of Indiana Press, 2017) Encoding Race, Encoding Class: Indian IT Workers in Berlin,Sareeta Amrute (Durham: Duke University Press, 2016) White Innocence: Paradoxes of Colonialism and Race, Gloria Wekker (Durham: Duke University Press, 2016) While […]
Written By: MICHAEL J. WALLIN A work of fiction based on true stories, when do nightmares end and monsters begin? – “Mommy mommy!” Screams from a sobbing child muffled by a thick comforter over head. The room is lit softly by a butterfly nightlight changing colors as its wings slowly wink open and closed. Dolls […]
Two weeks after the owner of a Philadelphia auto repair shop and grandfather was struck and killed by stray bullets while working on a car outside his business, police have charged two men with murder. Photo Credit: Philadelphia Police Department This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open […]
I have previously stayed at a hotel in Zanzibar that had the entrance of Jurassic Park, but this place… I was expecting Jeff Goldblum to head out of the bushes in full leather trouser, with open shirt garb explaining chaos theory with water droplets.
Why? Because this place is rural, mountainous and plantation heavy of dreams. It is every inch the prehistoric paradise landscape that you could only imagine.