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Honeymoon brings Florida sleuths to imperiled Arizona setting

Peril by Ponytail, by Nancy J. Cohen. Five Star. 292 pages. Hardcover $25.95.

Certain formulas help focus a writer’s effort. Adaptations of the so-called classical unities of time, place, and action advanced by Aristotle (for drama, not prose fiction) put helpful limits, and the pressure of limits, on the writer and the reader. 411 more words

Authors And Books

Reducing carbon emissions: the reality and the vision

Philippe Joubert: ESSEC Alumna, Executive Chair Global Electricity Initiative at the World Energy Council, Chair Prince of Wales Corporate Leaders Group, Member University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainable Leadership and former Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Alstom Group. 883 more words

Council On Business & Society


As I see it, anyone still voting Conservative in the 2015 federal election either a) has done absolutely no research into the current political platforms and has paid absolutely no attention to anything happening in Canada since the start of the Harper government, or… 1,082 more words


And Yet …


for there is

no rain for days …

There is no

sight of sun …


The air is still

the haze stands

to attention… 25 more words

Not all great news for World Animal Day


Although World Animal Day just passed, the outlook of wildlife diversity and welfare may continue to look bleak.

Just a week before World Animal Day on October 4, Royal Dutch Shell has announced they will abandon Arctic drilling. 303 more words


Parking in Edinburgh - consultation

(adapted from an email from Edinburgh Council)

A consultation is underway on parking in Edinburgh. The draft parking action plan  sets out a range of  184 more words


Waste Action Grants - deadline approaching

(copied from a post on Leith Links CC’s website)

Communities across Edinburgh are being urged to submit their applications to the City of Edinburgh Council for a  106 more words