Monthly Archives: September 2015

Review: The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel

The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel by Anthony Horowitz My rating: 5 of 5 stars From the first word, the style, the tone, the characters, the language, the inter-twining of plots and sub-plots and the little puzzles and … Continue reading

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Writer’s Quote Wednesday – Prejudice

This is my latest contribution to Writer’s Quote Wednesday, hosted by Colleen Chesebro of silverthreading.com. This week, I also want to link it back to Ronovan’s Be Wonderful on Wednesday (#BeWoW) share. I encourage you all to follow these links … Continue reading

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You’ve waited long enough!

Why are we waiting? It’s time for another time-travelling coach tour! The last five tours have taken us to: Stonehenge during its construction: meeting the foreman 1920’s New Orleans Macedonia in 338 BC to meet Aristotle and the young Prince … Continue reading

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New human-like species discovered in S Africa

Re-blogged from original post by Pallab Ghosh Science correspondent, BBC News, Johannesburg on Science and Environment Scientists have discovered a new human-like species in a burial chamber deep in a cave system in South Africa. The discovery of 15 partial … Continue reading

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200 UP!

No. It’s not a new, advanced, canned fizzy drink. I am delighted to announce that I now have 200 followers of my blog. Today, Gipsika became my 200th follower. And a very interesting person she seems to be, so visit … Continue reading

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Review: The Book Thief

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak My rating: 5 of 5 stars Superb! Markus Zusak uses a very original style of writing for this story. I have never come across anything quite like it before. As for the story, I … Continue reading

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Writer’s Quote Wednesday – Love Thy Neighbour

Every day, I witness unreasonable and inexplicable violence all over the world. There is so much more that I could say on this subject, but I would only bore you all with my personal opinions. I will just continue to … Continue reading

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