Monthly Archives: April 2015

Review: The Ghost

The Ghost by Robert Harris My rating: 4 of 5 stars For the most part, this is a story which will draw you in and keep your attention, but I felt that it petered out a bit towards the end. … Continue reading

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Do UKIP have all the answers? Possibly!

The honest answer to my own question is that I don’t know! I really do not know, and it is quite possible that none of us will never know. It is their own fault. All they seem to be able … Continue reading

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Flutter Away

A tribute to a little bird, who became weaker, and smaller, until eventually, she fluttered away to grace the universe with her beauty. I found you at the bottom of my garden. You were very weak. You tiny little bird. … Continue reading

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Review: Medicus

Medicus by Ruth Downie My rating: 4 of 5 stars Looking forward to the next in the series! Medicus and the Disappearing Dancing Girls is the first of a series of novels that follows the misfortunes of a Roman Army … Continue reading

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Review: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne My rating: 5 of 5 stars The story of Auschwitz: told as never before It is light. It is funny. It is deep. It is sad. It is dark. It is … Continue reading

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Android v Apple – a splash too far?

I expect that somebody at Google Maps is going to be in serious trouble over this. If you go into the Maps section of Google and search for “Shapur, Rawalpindi, Pakistan”, you will see this. Yes, it really is a … Continue reading

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My song of the week: Preacherman by Melody Gardot and Chuck Staab

The video may seem to start off a bit slowly, but you should watch it all. The introduction is very relevant. He song touched me deep inside. It is based upon the murder of Emmett Till, over 60 years ago. … Continue reading

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