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On the Edge of a Raindrop: A Book Review

From the title to the last page this is a book of words skilfully put together to create  powerful images from the darker side of the mind. This has similarities to the raindrop that has a outer surface tension which … Continue reading

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The City of Falling Angels: A Book Review

Whatever else I got from the City of Falling Angels by John Berendt the book has given me an overwhelming desire to visit Venice. I started reading this book when the topic we were studying in art appreciation was  glass making. … Continue reading

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Dare to Dream : A book Review

The cover of this hard back version of Katherine Sinclair’s Dare to Dream does not do the book justice. If I was someone who purchased on cover alone I would have thought I was letting myself in to a romantic … Continue reading

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Relativity : A Book Review

Physics guides us through this novel by Antonia Hayes. The chapters are titled appropriately – motion, time, space,entropy, light, inertia, acceleration, mass, electricity, black holes,energy, magnetism,matter, antimatter and gravity. Possibly I learnt more about physics from this book than I … Continue reading

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All is not Forgotten: Book Review

Wendy Walker spared us no mercy in her first chapter where we were privvy to the details of the rape suffered by Jenny. Not only did the description leave us feeling raw but the unknown narrator and his almost stream … Continue reading

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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan : Book Review

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan  by Lisa See was a recommended read by blogging friend Sharon Bonin-Pratt. who reviews it in the post linked here. I found this an informative glimpse of life for a middle class Chinese Girl in … Continue reading

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Not a Snake in the Grass

What do you do when faced with a dilemma? Sometimes it is not as clear cut as you initially think. My first thought when seeing this snake in the roof was to let the owners know that they had an … Continue reading

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