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A Considerable Speck


A speck that would have been beneath my sight
On any but a paper sheet so white
Set off across what I had written there. 231 more words


academic writing and quotations

A guest post from Helen Colley from The Unviversity of Huddersfield.

I just got an enquiry from a colleague about whether the university has guidelines for research theses in relation to formatting quotations, whether from the literature or primary data from respondents. 1,590 more words

Helen Colley

Le Languedoc: guest-post by Charles Gibson - I love France #120


I plan to publish this meme every week.

You can share here about any book

or anything cultural you just discovered related to France, Paris, etc. 1,204 more words

Reading Challenges

Quote: Secret to Creativity

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources

Albert Einstein


Wise Words: Annie Dillard

I learn that ten percent of all the world’s species are parasitic insects. It is hard to believe. What if you were an inventor, and you made ten percent of your inventions in such a way that they could only work by harnessing, disfiguring, or totally destroying the other ninety percent?


Proverbial Thursday – Proverbs and Sayings from Around the World

I find profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and across cultures, and speak of the experiences of lives lived and lessons learned. 116 more words


Three Thoughts for the Eclipse: Light Meets Life

Karena A Karras, “The Bath”

I.”The Zodiac & the Dying/Rising God
While the daily rising and setting of the sun told the tale of Atum -Re’s deadly boat journey, the moon’s monthly crescendo and diminuendo portrayed the myth of Inanna’s death and rebirth.  766 more words