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Treasure Island - by Robert Louis Stevenson

The most popular pirate story ever written in English, featuring one of literature’s most beloved “bad guys,” Treasure Island has been happily devoured by several generations of boys—and girls—and grownups. 147 more words


Wine, Words & Wednesday, No. 15

We’re all a little heartbroken for Napa Valley this week.  I’m nauseous looking at all the photos of the earthquake damage.  The barrel rooms look like someone lost at Jenga, and the tasting rooms are littered with piles of soul-crushing, broken wine bottles.   406 more words



My first time in Scotland. A week in Edinburgh. Great city. Here’s the poem:


city of happy lilts and kilts,
of plump haggis with… 376 more words


From a Railway Carriage by Robert Louis Stevenson

Faster than fairies, faster than witches,

Bridges and houses, hedges and ditches;

And charging along like troops in a battle,

All through the meadows the horses and cattle: 91 more words

The Hen Race

"In the South Seas", by Robert Louis Stevenson

A few weeks ago, browsing through the travel literature section of a book shop, I found a copy of a book I never knew existed. It was named In the South Seas, and the author was a person who, in my ignorance, I used to associate to those pirate novels that we were (forced to) reading at school. 642 more words

Random Memories

Butterflies And Time Flies

How long must love last to be true?

I can love you for one day and it is true.
I can love you for a life time. 383 more words

Review: Her Dark Curiosity by Megan Shepherd

The Madman’s Daughter series has a great concept, adding a new twist on Victorian classics. I had high hopes for this series, but the second novel, … 478 more words