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royalists of former colonies

Zukiswa Wanner, with republican leanings, writes about the meeting her mother had with the Queen. Which Queen?  The British Queen. The meeting accompanied her for many years.  39 more words


Great Games, Cold Wars, and The Coming Doom - A Review of The Fuller Memorandum by Charles Stross

Many people have their own personal indicators that tell them whether or not what they’ve got on their hands is something really good. For some, it’s how much they smile while they’re reading something, or playing a video game, or watching a TV show or movie; for others, it’s whether or not they cry at the end; for yet others, it’s a combination of both. 1,957 more words


Books from Asia

These are really books I read in 2014 but was too lazy to even blog. So what better way to present them as books from Asia. 390 more words


Sentence of the Day: BROOKLYN, by Colm Toibin

p. 29:

There was no day that passed without an event.


Liking Books....

She liked books more than anything else, and was, in fact, always inventing stories of beautiful things and telling them to herself.

A Little Princess
Frances Hodgson Burnett