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Review on The Bloody Chamber, by Angela Carter.

No spoilers in this because really there isn’t much to spoil. This book is a collection of short stories/retellings/interpretations of fairy tales. Meaning, I have little to actually talk about, but figured I should post something because it took me over a week to read this, and I haven’t posted anything for ages. 520 more words



It´s Friday again and this week has been glorious. New couch, new String shelf, lots of coffee and dinners with friends and plenty of me-time. ;-) I´ve managed to do my nails (hate it), read a book- The Coffee shop of my Lost Youth by Patrick Mondiano, made some moussaka and gave away a couple of things we don´t need anymore on the internet. 63 more words


To make a trade of an art

“What an insane thing it is to make literature one’s only means of support! When the most trivial accident may at any time prove fatal to one’s power of work for weeks or months. 28 more words


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Hello Everyone

Thank you for visiting my blog page. I have always been an avid reader and I would like to share my thoughts and opinions on the books I have read over the years. 75 more words

Book Review

Face/Mask a dystopian drama

Montreal in the year 2039. Like most major cities, the air is poisonous. On the other side of the planet, the war on terror rages with no end in sight. 485 more words


Palace Fans Rejoice As Glenn Murray Signs A New Contract

Having been consistently linked with a permanent move to Reading over the last few weeks, it has come as something of a surprise to hear that Palace striker Glenn Murray has now put pen to paper on a contract extension with the club. 284 more words

Crystal Palace

our whooping cranes AWOL

“It was a routine flight,” said the official of the Canadian Wildlife Service, as if there was any such thing as a routine flight. The people who see miracles are the people who look for miracles, the people who open their eyes to the miracles that surround us always. 41 more words