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Bits from Books Alive 2015

I attended the Washington Independent Review of Books’ Books Alive conference yesterday. The conference is set up as part educational panels/part talking to agents, so there’s a lot of going in and out of the sessions. 179 more words

Spiros Halaris

Spiros Halaris is a multi-disciplinary Illustrator, Designer and Art Director. Originally from Greece, he was trained at the prestigious University of the Arts London and has studios in London and New York, where he’s currently based.  142 more words


Al Pacino, about himself, his work, his family, his life... and his career.

Al Pacino, a famous American actor of Italian origin, turned 75 today, which is quite a milestone in anyone’s life. For this occasion, he was interviewed by a journalist from… 18 more words

Compréhension écrite

OH NO! NOT Lemmy ! Hes always ready for the show! Even that time we...

I refuse to believe it ! Lemmy is clearly indestructible!  He proved it to me the day we found ourselves trapped in an extremely small pitch black coat closet, all alone, for over three hours.   560 more words

All My BS ( Books And Stories)

Green, John Henry. Died 26 Apr 1915

John Henry Green was baptised on 24 October 1880 at Newbold on Avon, the son of Thomas Green and Rhoda (nee Matthews). On their marriage in the same church in 1876, Thomas’ occupation was labourer and they both resided in Long Lawford. 250 more words


The World's Outstanding Women (WOW): #AtoZChallenge Women of the Manhattan Project

Today is the A to Z Challenge’s last Sunday break for the month but since I usually post every day or just about, I thought I’d write one of my normal Saturday segments. 1,078 more words


Philip Karl Franks

This month marks twenty years since the death of my grandfather and namesake, Philip Karl Franks (né Frankenstein). The above image is of his gravestone in the Dover Jewish Cemetery. 406 more words