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Alphabe Thursday K is for Kingdoms Kings and Princesses

In the absence of my trusty nursery rhyme book; I take the opportunity to look at the Cordel.  I have written a little about these in a previous visit to Rio. 96 more words


2014 - Book #63

The sixty-third book I read in 2014 was the novella Storming the Castle by Eloisa James. This novella is book 1.5 in the Fairy Tales series by this author. 352 more words

Book Reviews

Jack & Jill

Two lovers
bound by thirst,

quenched at the moment
of their deaths.

Disney's Maleficent - 2014

I clearly need to stop being such a pill about new movies. I’ve thrown myself so wholeheartedly into discovering, watching and enjoying classic movies that I’ve developed a little snobbery streak about new movies and how “they just don’t make ‘em like they used to.” I’ve decided that is not a healthy attitude. 1,095 more words

Fairy Tales

Is It Rumplestiltskin

Once upon a time

Or so the myth began

There was a poor and greedy farmer

Who promised kings impossible things

For his own rise and money… 250 more words


Interrupting Chicken

Interrupting Chicken written and illustrated by David Ezra Stein (2010)

Papa only agrees to read Little Chicken a story if he doesn’t interrupt. But that seems impossible, with every story Papa reads, Little Chicken interrupts at a critical point. 248 more words

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