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LOCAL VIEW --Empire's Refuse--

If you are going to rule an empire you had better be prepared to orphan your children. You are simply going to be too busy at work, too busy traveling, too busy burning the midnight oil. 2,220 more words

Scotland Road Trip Days 4 & 5: Finding Nessie, Inverness, Castles & Floods

I’ve got to be honest with you right now: I’ve always hated the Loch Ness monster.

I don’t know if it’s because I kind of grew up with it, knowing that all these tourists come to see something that isn’t even there, and it’s all lost its novelty. 1,494 more words


Dunrobin und die Landplagen

Even Bookfayries can’t report about the good and the happy only. Today we abduct you to a place which looks quite beautiful at the first glance, but behind this facade there are remorseless cruelties hiding. 879 more words


Spring Comes to Ottawa

April has arrived, and I think spring has finally arrived with it. We’ve finally had some nice, sunny days and the weather has warmed up, so Deb and I finally got together to do some birding on the second day of April. 1,842 more words