I picked up His Bloody Project whilst I was feeling romantic flouncing around Edinburgh. I was in the mood for murder. And like most good books, it starts with a map. 437 more words
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This year is the 100th anniversary of the birth of the writer Muriel Spark. You may have noticed – you MUST have noticed – but if you haven’t you soon will as all sorts of events and celebrations are either underway or planned. 690 more words
In a world where prisoners riot due to privileges being withdrawn, (Tobacco in UK prisons in July 2017), prison officers protest and strike over staffing levels, overcrowding and violent prisoners, (France in January 2018), and where rival gangs in prisons are slaughtering each other, (Brazil in January 2018), the New Zealand Corrections Department has managed to continue to improve the safety of offenders, their families and the wider community through a range of interesting measures. 679 more words
Miss Blaine's Prefect and the Golden Samover by Olga Wojtas #Review #BlogTour @SarabandBooks @OlgaWojtas
It’s an absolute pleasure today to be the final stop on the blog tour for Miss Blaine’s Prefect and the Golden Samover by Olga Wojtas. My thanks go to the publishers for the copy. 676 more words
It’s no secret that cigarettes are pretty expensive, and a lot of that has to do the taxes that are slapped on them.
The cost leads many people to buy contraband smokes as they try to skirt much of the expense. 131 more words