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Looking for summer

Over the past few days, Sydney seems to be gradually vanishing under a steady stream of rain. Where are the hot, humid days we usually have at this time of year? 516 more words


2015 Reading Challenge: A Book About Magic

Title: The Zig Zag Girl

Author: Elly Griffiths

Publisher: Quercus

Blurb: Brighton, 1950.

When the body of a girl is found, cut into three, Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens is reminded of a magic trick, the Zig Zag Girl. 1,041 more words


Book Review: The Missing One by Lucy Atkins

The Missing One (click on book or see below for description)
By Lucy Atkins
Releases 2/3/15
Provided free through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 1,036 more words


Befuddling leaves and accidental tree friends

I enjoyed an unexpected pleasure the other day. It was the kind of thing that, until it happened, would never have crossed my mind as something that could be one of life’s special experiences. 1,845 more words

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Deploying WordPress with Quercus

Quercus is a PHP implementation written in Java. By using it, you can even deploy WordPress on a Java EE web application server, but its author… 518 more words


You should not plant an Oak tree next to your house

Oaks (Quercus)  are majestic and beautiful. They can tower upwards of 100′ tall and drop tons of acorns in a year. When an Oak reaches about 20-30 years old, it will start producing acorns. 1,355 more words


Nothing is Real - F by Daniel Kehlmann

Daniel Kehlmann first impinged on my consciousness thanks to the consistently brilliant reviews of ‘Measuring the World.’ On the back of that acclaim I read and loved his tale of discovery, reputation and ultimately, reality. 747 more words