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Moving Forward

Dear Heavenly Father,

Thank you for loving so much! In all our brokenness, in all the disappointing ways we hurt each other, you are ready to redeem us in our surrender.

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Nail-biting Feminist Banshee...Christian

Have you ever built a new life so different than the one you had?

When I was a young girl I would dream about moving away and starting over; packing a backpack and peddling my bike into the sunset. 432 more words


Thinking in Extremes

An exhibition called Benjamin und Brecht/Denken in Extremen officially opens at seven o’clock this evening at the Akademie der Künste in Berlin. It draws material from the… 405 more words

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Showing the D-Day spirit on 1st April 2019

Brexit reminds me of D-Day, not the invasion of Europe in 1944, but Decimal Day on 15th February 1971, the day when Britain said goodbye to pounds, shillings and pence. 111 more words

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Creative Reading

For the past month (23 August to 22 September 2017), in the continued search for creative ways of reading, I have noted down a small section from each day’s books. 658 more words

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Verlag Volk und Welt: publishers for the citizens of nowhere

Yesterday’s thoughts about the Frankfurt Book Fair in the early 1970s find echoes in today’s reading of Max Frisch’s Aus dem Berliner Journal, a record of the Swiss writer’s time in Berlin in 1973-4, published by Suhrkamp in 2014. 153 more words

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Speaking out at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Some thoughts at this time of year when publishers are getting ready to travel to the Frankfurt Book Fair. It’s easy-peasy. You plan your appointments by email or messaging; send your display and sample copies by courier; pop on a cheap flight; pay with your debit or credit card; use your own phone to keep in touch around the world. 317 more words

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