Books I read

Book I Read: Philosopher’s Crystal by Marcin Dolecki

Description on Amazon Twenty-year-old Philip lives alone in an authoritarian country, his parents arrested after the imperial police find a secret notebook in their apartment. Then one evening Philip meets an uncommon girl, her name Julia, possibly on the run from the police, or sent to him as a secret agent by the state. Despite his concerns, he offers to…

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Something I found in my diary of way back in 2013: another more chatty review of Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling

30/12/2013 I have avoided reading the Harry Potter books by JK Rowling. All for religious reasons! Imagine. But I figured the other day, reading about witches and wizards is not going to add or take anything away from my salvation. There is not some magical power being exerted by the book that will enchant me. Everything in life depends on…

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This month in History

This month in History: January

General events not linked to a date National Hot Tea Month National Oatmeal Month National Slow Cooking Month National Soup Month National Baking Month National Fat-Free Living Month 1 January National Bloody Mary Day National Black Eyed Pea Day 1735 Paul Revere’s Birthday (1735 – 1818) 1752 Betsy Ross’s Birthday (1752 – 1836) 1892 Ellis Island Begins As Immigration gateway…

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This month in History: December

National Egg Nog Month National Fruit Cake Month 1 December World Aids Day the official website Rosa Parks Day (1955 Rosa Parks sets off a bus boycott in Montgomery, Georgia) Rosa Parks on Garden of Praise Rosa Parks – Legacy on Biography National Fried Pie Day 1934 Josef Stalin begins a purge of enemies in the Soviet Union Joseph Stalin…

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Book I Read: Pagoo by Holling Clancy Holling

Description by Rufolf Steiner College Bookstore A detailed study of tide pool life is presented in text and pictures through the story of Pagoo, a hermit crab. A perfect story for fourth grade “Human and Animal” classes, or nature studies.The story begins…Little Pagurus- “Pagoo” for short- floated at the surface of the sea. Pagurus (Pa-gu-rus) would grow into a two-fisted…

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Book I Read: Christmas Makeover by Cami Checketts

Description on Amazon Chelsea Jamison has been infatuated with Drew Stirling longer than she’s loved playing basketball, high-top sneakers, and the Knicks. Unfortunately, all Drew sees is the kid who kicked his trash in the high school free throw contest and not the girl whose heart breaks into a fast dribble when he’s near. Drew makes an unexpected visit home…

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Short Stories

My new story! Notebooks

Hi everybody! Just a quick message to tell you that my latest short story called ‘Notebooks‘ went live on Wattpad a short while ago. It was part of the 12 Stories 12 Months Writing Challenge that I attempted this year. You can also find a link on the My Stories tab right here on my website. Please read and let me know…

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