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is it stopping you?

Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.

Charles Dickens

I wanted to share this moment with you. 243 more words

Charles Dickens, Ghost Hunter? Well...

From A Christmas Carol to “The Signal-Man” and beyond, several gripping ghost stories came from the pen of Charles Dickens. Though a steadfast skeptic when it came to… 1,035 more words

Ghostology 101

Being Old Has Advantages

Happy Saturday morning as I savor both the large and the small.

One of my semi-autobiographical short stories contemplated the twenty year-old version of the protagonist confronting the main character. 526 more words

Midlife Crisis

Quote of the day, March 25

Charles Dickens, from Our Mutual Friend

“He could not be a lighterman or river-carrier; there was no clue to what he looked for, but he looked for something with a most intent and searching gaze.”


Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

An orphan since the day he was born, Oliver Twist did not receive the best hand in life. Instantly dubbed a trouble maker in the work house, Oliver leaves his apprenticeship at an undertakers and walks to London determined to make a better life for himself. 287 more words

Book Reviews

Rachel Reviews: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

We have read a lot of classic novels for Victorian literature. Classics seemed to be widely recognised stories that somehow weave themselves into pop culture / television. 417 more words