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To Homeschool or Not To Homeschool

If you know us, you probably know that we have been considering homeschooling for our kids, on and off, for about as long as our kids have been in school.  3,805 more words


Troy high by Shana Noris a high on words?

now this book follows somewhat along the lines of Homer’s Iliad, but adds modern teenagers, feuding schools, and best friends who are in love but don’t know. 159 more words

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Adèle Geras - Troy

The siege of Troy has lasted almost ten years. Inside the walled city, food is scarce and death is common. From the heights of Mount Olympus, the Gods keep watch. 1,630 more words


Homer’s Iliad – One thing you must read before you die

As well as in their choice of music, I am always intrigued in the reading material which (in addition to the Bible) Desert Island Discs castaways select to take with them. 1,022 more words

A castle and no more books T~T

Last night had been fun, but today is its own day. Breakfast this morning was an egg ,  a piece of bacon, a bowl of applesauce and a glass of OJ. 1,273 more words

EuroSpring 2014

The Song of Achilles

One of my professors once remarked that writing mythological fiction is a very easy and lazy thing to do. ‘You’re taking a plot that’s already laid out for you,’ she said, ‘and pretending that, by shifting to a different character’s view point, you’re creating something wholly new. 1,173 more words

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