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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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Girt: The unauthorised History of Australia __ Book Review

David Hunt’s history of Australia Girt is the funniest book I have read in a long while. In a similar vein to the writings of Bill Bryson Hunt takes the historical truth and writes it in a way that makes you laugh … Continue reading

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The German Girl: A book Review

When I read this book I could not help but think of our current world circumstances. In Australia I am ashamed of the way we treat our refugees and can’t understand why those in the places that matter in government … Continue reading

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He She and It: Book Review and 99 word flash fiction

This book turned up on my ipad kindle and I don’t know from where or how. I do know I didn’t pay for it so perhaps it was a promotional time on Amazon or perhaps it had been recommended to … Continue reading

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