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Where I can stay in a princess suite AND go on Star Tours

After hanging out at Harry Potter World, we did several other fun things at Universal, including playing with dino DNA at the Jurassic Park Discovery Center and getting our picture taken with Rogue and Storm (I was so thrilled they had female superheroes!). 323 more words

General Nerdiness

Time Travel

Sometimes, there’s this question that goes around on the Internet: if you could time travel to anywhere (anywhen?) in the past or future, where would you go? 676 more words

This And That

Grimm's Fairy Tales

Remember the scene from Matilda, where a boy steals a slice of delicious chocolate cake from Miss Trunchbull and she makes him eat the entire cake?  430 more words

Fairy Tales

Random Excerpts from Irish Fairy Tales, by James Stephens

Some extracts from this absolutely charming book I just finished reading on Irish fairy tales. Just had to share. The book is full of wonder, just as any faery tale should be, and even its sadder moments are colored through with a fascinatingly philosophical approach to all of life and its troubles. 859 more words


The End of Memory

There was a moment’s hesitation, and I felt the wind whisper softly from behind. The sky was gray, the air felt gray, and time was slow. 442 more words

Prose & Poetry (because What's The Difference)

Sparrow's Reading Corner: {It’s About The Friday Book Memes | Volume No. 30}

The Feature & Follow is hosted by TWO hosts: Parajunkee @ Parajunkee’s View & Alison @ Alison Can Read. Feel free to gather all the details about this fun meme at their sites. 370 more words


The Nights Before Christmas

This gorgeous, large volume of collected Christmas classics, illustrated by Tony Ross, contains 24 stories, poems and extracts from wellknown books. As anyone can work out from that – apart from me, initially – you have one thing to read for every night through December. 173 more words