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Fantastic Illustrations

As a companion piece to my Mad Genius Club post on a century of Fantasy in prose, here are some illustrations from the two oldest books I used, the 1890 Andrew Lang… 36 more words


The Sapphire Drop in the Ocean

Some know it as Ceylon, others – by its recent name Sri Lanka. Folks always associate it with its endless beaches while other people go on pilgrimage to the land of Buddhism. 679 more words

Let's Travel

Jack Ma and the { 40 } Tips

What a remarkable journey Mr Ma …

Failed his college entrance exam twice before succeeding on his third attempt. After schooling, received more than a dozen job rejections including KFC! 488 more words


Ali Baba by Stephen Curtis

Ali Baba
Stephen Curtis
Spotlight Publications
ISBN NO: 9781907303393
TYPE: Pantomime

Rhum Baba is an unhappy woman. Ali has been out all night even though it is their wedding anniversary and she doesn’t have two shekels to rub together: not enough to buy but a few fish heads. 211 more words

Ali Baba

The possibilty of 'fracking' Governments.

They, many eminent scientists say that when you put pressure on something the results is often a release of pent-up energy. It is now used to release gas locked up in rock formations. 458 more words

Gerard Oosterman

Review: Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn - A Steampunk Faerie Tale

I’ve always wanted to see how people would retell the Ali Baba tale, and whether they’d give Morgiana a bigger role in terms of the story, but I’m probably getting ahead of myself. 745 more words




A small village in an area of outstanding beauty, Dalyan is historic, unhurried and very hard to leave. Set on the west corner of Turkey’s Mediterranean coast, Dalyan is an unspoilt village surrounded by pine-clad hills, cotton fields and miles of untouched coastline. 99 more words