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WWW Wednesday, 27-May-2015

Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at Should be Reading and revived here on Taking on a World of Words. Just answer the three questions below and leave a link to your post in the comments for others to look at. 425 more words


Daily Prompt-Worldly Encounters: "Poetry is written with tears, fiction with blood, and history with invisible ink."

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Worldly Encounters.”

The friendly, English-speaking extraterrestrial you run into outside your house is asking you to recommend the one book, movie, or song that explains what humans are all about.

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Book Review: The Shadow of the Wind

Ever since my visit to Barcelona in October 2013 I’ve been transfixed by it.  It’s one of the few cities in the world which encompasses modernity and bohemian culture whilst also being steeped in history.  602 more words


Of Paper & Magic...

I stepped into the bookshop

and breathed in that perfume

of paper and magic.

That strangely no one had

ever thought of bottling…

Carlos Ruiz Zafon, The Angels Game.


3 Quotes - Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Carlos Ruiz Zafón,
Spanish novelist

September 25, 1964, Barcelona, Spain 354 more words


Review: The Midnight Palace

The Midnight Palace by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

My rating: 2 of 5 stars

I was surprised by this book. Not the story or the narrative, but by the fact that I DIDN’T like one of Carlos Ruiz Zafon’s books. 633 more words


Yarn Along!

So I have crochet and knitting on the go at the moment. The crochet is to be a blanket for Mr B and Ms G who moved into a new flat in early Spring, colours are inspired by the decor and by bees! 195 more words