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More glorious post!!

So you may have seen that I finally got some post last week!  Yesterday i got even more, the letter my mother sent me from Belgium took a month to receive me, though we can’t blame the post as much as we can blame the fact that I share a surname with someone in my office who happened to be on leave.   303 more words

GUEST BLOG from Esme Kerr

Esme Kerr is here this week to tell us about her new book, The Glass Bird Girl. Esme went to TEN schools before going on to study History at Oxford and Cambridge. 300 more words

Writing

Book Spotlight: Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

I adore this book, Anna and the French Kiss, by Stephanie Perkins! If you’re looking for a fun teen romance involving international travel and lovable characters, this is it!  411 more words

Book Spotlight

Jæren

Right now living at a folkehøgskule feels like staying at a mix of a kindergarden, a camp and a nursing home. It’s weird because we all need to get used to the routines here, like eating dinner at 3pm, dancing folk dance on a saturday and spending time with other people all day around.  19 more words

Everyday

Book Review: Looking For Alaska by John Green

  Title: Looking For Alaska

 Author: John Green

 Publisher:  HarperCollins

 Release Date: January 1st 2005

 Source: Bought it

 Pages: 262 (paperback)

 Goodreads Synopsis:

Before. Miles “Pudge” Halter’s whole existence has been one big nonevent, and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave the “Great Perhaps” (François Rabelais, poet) even more.

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YA

Instant Dorm Room, Just Add Water

It is done!  Darling daughter is moved in to her new dorm room!  See photo above.  My parents came with us.  We had their car and our car filled with darling daughter’s personal belongings.  561 more words

Relocation

Boarding School

As a kid I was shy and quiet mostly, especially at school and with people I didn’t know. I moved a lot so I I guess having to get to know new people was quite a task for me. 301 more words