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Because I Was Lazy Again...Or, Seven Reasons I Love Narnia

So, I have this *coughreallystrongcough* fondness for the Chronicles of Narnia. I’ve been reading the books out loud to my little brother (While he rolls and kicks all over my bunk bed, beanbag, and everywhere else imaginable. 1,007 more words

Wisdom from the Smallest: What Children's Books Teach Us

“A children’s story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children’s story in the slightest.”
C.S. Lewis

“You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. 772 more words

The Sacrifice of the Cross

At this time of year I look at the flyers and salivate at all the chocolate I see advertised there. In fact today, one of my jobs is to hit up Bulk Barn in order to find some yummy treats for Easter baskets. 484 more words


This Is How Putin Knits

We went to Tahoe over the weekend: snowsuits on Saturday, wetsuits on Sunday. Hurrah!

The water was too cold for swimming, but Enzo did get most of the way wet, splashing between boulders that you’d usually have to swim between. 652 more words


Editorial | Special Feature Fatigue--the death of the DVD special feature disc

I remember the very first “behind the scenes” special feature I ever watched.  It was a video of Andy Serkis wearing a motion capture suit in a warehouse, acting out the part of Gollum.  730 more words


The Magician's Nephew (Lewis)

It has been a long, long time, but it was time to try The Chronicles of Narnia with the kids. And it truly was magical. I had forgotten so much of the story, right up until the end, when the wood from the apple tree becomes part of the wardrobe that features so prominently in the next story. 66 more words


Pomegranate and Turkish Delight Pavlova. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

“It is dull, Son of Adam, to drink without eating,” said the Queen presently. “What would you like best to eat?”
“Turkish Delight, please, your Majesty,” said Edmund. 606 more words

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