Monthly Archives: January 2017

Jonathan Pie on the inauguration speech

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Review: The Utterly Ultimate My Word

The Utterly Ultimate My Word by Frank Muir My rating: 5 of 5 stars I wish that I were this clever! 7 of 7 people found the following review helpful: I wish that I were this clever!, 8 Aug 2008 … Continue reading

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Don’t be fooled by the rocks that I have, I’m still I’m still MDC from the block

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Originally posted on Ecuador in Munich:
Travel to Ecuador, don’t ask, just do it! Well I don’t really come from a block but from Quito and all the rocks I own are minerals BUT one thing I never forget is…

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Book review – a Slave narrative

Thank so Lucie for sharing this review, and especially for supplying the link to the summary of Vol. 1 which appears in “Documenting The American South.” I urge followers of my blog to take five minutes, for that is all … Continue reading

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The Rolling Stones (1964)

This is priceless! Fantastic! And hilarious! 1964 – The Mike Douglas Show on US TV. Mike interviews the rather shy (!) Rolling Stones and introduces three overwhelmed fans on stage before the group perform Not Fade Away. It’s worth watching … Continue reading

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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore Author Update – Hugh W. Roberts, Yecheilyah Ysrayl and Bette A. Stevens

All three of these book descriptions and their reviews draw me in. I loved Tales of the Unexpected (with memorable the sillhouettes and music at the beginning and end), and those stories are inspiring for writers; spawning new stories in … Continue reading

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Publication #review of Sister Sister by Sue Fortin (@suefortin1) @HarperImpulse @TheRomaniacs

Originally posted on The Writing Garnet:
Blurb. Alice: Beautiful, kind, manipulative, liar. Clare: Intelligent, loyal, paranoid, jealous. Clare thinks Alice is a manipulative liar who is trying to steal her life. Alice thinks Clare is jealous of her long-lost return…

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The Incident of the Grenada Omelette

Exactly seventeen years ago to the day, just a few days after the turn of the millennium, my wife, Joy and I were preparing to fly back from a most wonderful holiday on the of Grenada. It came about because … Continue reading

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Big parkrun Milestone

Since I posted this photo on my Facebook page yesterday, I have had such wonderful reaction that I thought it worth publishing in my blog. Please feel free to re-blog and share it in any other way you see fit … Continue reading

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The Big Bash Competition 2017

Re-blogged from Sacha Black’s Blog. View original post here.  My Introduction Wishing all my fellow bloggers a very happy, and above all, healthy, new year. I went to my first Annual Bloggers Bash in 2016. It was an exciting event … Continue reading

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