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What I Read in October 2014

Frederick Brown, Zola: A Life. This weighty biography relates the life of Zola, as well as the lives of his friends and colleagues along with the ups and down of French politics and society during his lifetime. 439 more words

Treasure Island

By Robert Louis Stevenson

If there is one book which can keep an adventure loving reader hooked, it has to be Treasure Island by R.L.Stevenson. As the name indicates it is based on a voyage motivated by presence of treasure. 300 more words


The Black Arrow (1948)

The Black Arrow (1948). Directed by Gordon Douglas. Starring Louis Hayward, Janet Blair and George Macready.

Louis Hayward and George Macready were  paired up together as the pro and antagonists respectively in a trilogy of quickly made, cheap, crowd pleasing B pics of a swashbuckling nature between 1946 and 1950. 765 more words

Film Reviews

Windy and Cold Cramond

After my last blog post I felt it would be good if I showed that I don’t only hang out in pubs. Here’s proof that I’ve been out to Cramond and done some drawings in nature and in the cold. 207 more words

The Power of Prayer

“TO TRAVEL hopefully is a better thing than to arrive” wrote Robert Louis Stevenson.

The religious journey has something of this “feel” about it. It is not that spiritual goals are unimportant, of course, but the great blessing is really to know that you are travelling in the right direction.If this is true for individual pilgrimages, it applies to corporate situations too. 298 more words

Daily Musings

Creative Connections

Robert Louis Stevenson came up with the plot for the Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde during a dream.

Paul McCartney discovered the tune foe his hit song “Yesterday” in a dream. 345 more words

The Wind by Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh on 13 November 1850. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. 55 more words