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Three Favourite Books I First Read in School

We’ve all been at school and been forced to read books, poems and plays to prepare for an exam or study for your coursework. Normally this means you don’t particularly like the books, or you might even hate it. 536 more words

My Proud, Beloved Infidel

I saw a man wearing a shirt identical to this earlier today.

We’re all unfaithful,
To one thing or another,
God, women, whiskey,
cigarettes brands and two bit songs, 35 more words

Food For Thought

Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck

When my wife and I visited the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas, I was surprised by what turned out to be my favorite item. I’ve been a Steinbeck fan since I was introduced to him by way of… 775 more words

Literature

This Side of Paradise Review

So I’m on a mission to read all four of F.Scott.Fitzgerald’s finished novels and the Love of the last tycoon which is unfinished, by Christmas. As I’m a huge huge fan, hopefully that won’t be a problem. 271 more words

Book Review

I want to know you moved and breathed in the same world with me.

-F. Scott Fitzgerald

Quotes

I want more

I don’t want just words. If that’s all you have for me you’d better go.

-F. Scott Fitzgerald

Quotes

Wine, Words & Wednesday, No. 129

I’m in the throes of studying for my upcoming WSET Diploma exam on the Sparkling Wines of the World.  I should be researching Cava, and how it will respond to the threat from Prosecco (and other cheaper-than-Champagne alternatives) on the world sparkling wine market.   448 more words

Wine