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T is not too late to seek a newer world.
Push off, and sitting well in order smite
The sounding furrows; for my purpose holds… 100 more words


Floating the idea...

When plans become more solid, I’m thinking of raising funds for ‘Help for Heroes’. The drive in an old army truck from the South of England to the Arctic north of Sweden is not a simple one, and I’m doing this way to get to know the country & have a bit of an adventure during the move – but it occurred to me that in using an old army truck I could also help those who used to drive them, for us, in ‘less idyllic’ locations. 12 more words


The Cuckoo's Calling - JK's mystery

To wrap up my discussion of The Cuckoo’s Calling I’ll first take a look at the epilogue, and then discuss the book as a whole. 770 more words

JK Rowling

Tennyson's 'Ulysses'

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

It little profits that an idle king,

By this still hearth, among these barren crags,

Matched with an agèd wife, I mete and dole… 541 more words

One Equal Temper Of Heroic Hearts

To read or not to read "Ulysses"?

A couple of years ago, I heard about “Ulysses” in a book I was reading, by this woman, whom I will not name. I was reading her biographies, and since they were not worth the paper they were printed on, I will not speak of them further, except saying that this woman was sex-obsessed and she read the book which was basically forbidden in Britain. 632 more words

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Scrivener and Ulysses III -- The Stuff of Writers' Dreams

About two years ago I was looking for a decent application on my Mac which could help me create ebooks from my writing – mainly devotionals, blog posts, and studies I write for the congregation I pastor. 2,086 more words