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Rezension: Riikka Pulkkinen - Die Ruhelose (List 2014 [2006])

Das Romandebüt der finnischen Autorin Riikka Pulkkinen aus 2006 verwebt die Geschichten vierer Personen – drei Frauen/Mädchen, ein Mann – zu einem Unterhaltungsroman mit dem hohen Anspruch, die fundamentalen Fragen des Lebens aufzugreifen. 746 more words


10 Tips For Getting You're Blog Ready For 2015

“New Year, New Me”. I’ve never really agreed with this saying, because I think that you can make a change, regardless of the month! At the same time however, we catch ourselves making resolutions (mine will be up a couple of days from now) and preparing for the new year with excitement like everything is about to change! 1,057 more words


Flea Market Find

“For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart.  It was not my lips you kissed but my soul.” – Judy Garland… 421 more words


Chinese grant recipients

A few months ago, I briefly mentioned Chinese grant recipients, and how they were easy rejects for American and perhaps European PhD programs, because they exhibited large discrepancies between their test scores and their actual language abilities as evidenced by their… 318 more words


Critiquing Secrets

Interested in writing a Chapter Book? Don’t miss this FREE WEBINAR with Hillary Homzie and Mira Reisberg on Friday January 2nd 2015 at 5.30pm PST! They are also going to give some late holiday presents for some lucky folks that include a free critique with Hillary or Mira and some free signed books. 724 more words


Breaking the Habit -- Talking About Joy and Gratitude


1) The youthful exuberance brought to my two best friends by increasing exercise and having a companion.  The barking DOES get a bit obsessive, though. 258 more words


Top 10 + 1 #science365 Christmas gifts

Kirsti: I am not really into buying lots of crap….errr, I mean material things.*

In lieu of purchasing further material possessions this Christmas, I suggest you consider giving experiences, education or donations to science projects. 1,266 more words