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a box of sugar of milk

“He was looking at a box of sugar of milk, which, by the way, had nothing striking about it.”

— Thomas Mann, Royal Highness


Tea With Tash Episode | 9


Nearly 10 episodes of Tea With Tash is insane! I don’t think I’ve ever created something and seen it take off so well so thank you to all of your for making it one of my favourite parts of the blog. 333 more words


What am I reading, and why? Anathem

After finishing Neal Stephenson’s Baroque Trilogy, I moved on to Anathem, his 2008 speculative fiction novel. I use that term instead of science fiction, because (#spoilers) what begins as something like Umberto Eco’s Name of the Rose (a medieval mystery set in a monastery) spends a lot of time exploring profound philosophical questions, and then the alien starship arrives. 402 more words

Young adults ereading rise....print preferred by everyone -Pew

A fascinating study on reading patterns and device usage.


As of January 2014, some 76% of American adults ages 18 and older said that they read at least one book in the past year.

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A House for Mr Biswas

If you ever come across a scene, where the members of a family are falling head over heels for someone, running around that person, trying to please and appease him. 780 more words



I cut myself open and bleed on a paper bandage
Ink-black dressings must mute the threat of scars
Lurking beneath the surface, biding precious time. 21 more words