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Blog Tour: JANE by Michelle Onuorah

Review

Michelle Onuorah’s JANE is one of those novels that take you by surprise. It’s not my usual genre–I usually avoid novels with too much of a spiritual or inspirational theme because they tend to be too preachy for me. 478 more words

Books

"Visions of Vietnam": Seeking Support

Excerpt from the Forthcoming Memoir by David J. McCallum:

Visions of Vietnam: An Army Medic’s View of the War

(December 1965- December 1966)

Over the years I had been urged by several vets to seek help for the symptoms I displayed. 329 more words

David J. McCallum

End Of My Love Story: I Learned To Stop Carrying The Torch

I’m probably not very lucky when it comes to finding a romantic partner, I have 4 serious long term relationships that had deeply resentful endings. The first boy I loved, when I was still in high school died because of brain cancer, which was only disclosed to me a year after he left me heartbroken, perplexed and angry. 814 more words

Sex & Relationships

Must find energy

Halllloooo folks

I’m not going to lie, I’m shattered. So this will probably not make much sense!

I’ve had my godson out again for a couple of days, and he’s away home tomorrow. 354 more words

Anxiety

Recasting history

By Aaron Edwards

Academic historians have been conspicuous by their absence in the debate over the Boston College case. This is extremely disappointing but it is not surprising and seems to reflect a risk adverse culture that has facilitated the public upbraiding of individuals who have taken great personal risks to bring us much-needed alternative perspectives on the past. 1,068 more words

Right to remember the past as it happened

COMMENT: Right to remember the past as it happened argues AARON EDWARDS

‘Born in this island, maimed by history/and creed-infected, by my father taught/the stubborn habit of unfettered thought’. 480 more words

Newspaper Articles

Every Scar Is A Sign Of Survival

When I was just a kid, I often hear grown ups say “I need to forget about my past.” Then I realized, this is because remembering the despair which had only been covered, but left unamended is almost like a suicide. 751 more words

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