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Anne McCaffrey and Pern - Isobelle Carmody and Obernewtyn

Recently friends decided to re-read all of the Pern Novels.  So far Tehani Wessely and Marisol Dunham  read the first in the series and blogged about… 476 more words

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A world of change

I had picked up the book from the shelves at the top of the stairs. When I am too tired to read anything useful in bed, I go to old and familiar friends that I know I can re-read and enjoy as pure relaxation without having to concentrate or analyse. 608 more words




Check out this fabulous Audi 2016 concept car.  I happened across a Wall Street Journal video on their app on Apple TV covering the 2016 Japanese car show and they showcased quite a few concept cars. 405 more words


Art as a Connection

In drawing class last week we watched a film about Keith Haring, an artist who started as a graffiti artist in New York City.  One of the most interesting part of the film discussed how his art brought thought-provoking visual material to the everyday citizen going about their daily routine. 582 more words

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Dragonsdawn // by Anne McCaffrey

The adventures of Pern continue!

So, McCaffrey’s books started sort of in the middle of the timeline of Pern. Her prefaces always indicated that the original settlers of Pern came, via spaceship, and settled the planet.   879 more words

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Mini Reviews: Pegasus in Flight & Crystal Singer by Anne McCaffrey

Behold, science fiction upon science fiction upon science fiction! (As in: Sophie reads quicker than she reviews, so here are mini reviews because she can’t keep up with all the books.) These Anne McCaffrey stories are not amazing, but are pretty good. 314 more words


Nerilka's Story // by Anne McCaffery

This was a shorter, easier read than many of the earlier Pern works.  For one, it is a parallel story to Moreta – it is the tale of a minor (but important) character from that book.   372 more words

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