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Beautiful Love

The colored sunsets and starry heavens, the beautiful mountains and the shining seas, the fragrant woods and painted flowers, are not half so beautiful as a soul that is serving Jesus out of love, in the wear and tear of common, unpoetic life. 44 more words


Homo Faber

Bertran Rassel “Mən nəyə inanıram” adlı əsərində yazırdı ki, sevgisiz bilik II Dünya Müharibəsinə səbəb oldu. Bunu müasir dövrdə baş verən bütün müharibələrə və antropogen fəlakətlərə (müəyyən mənada təbii fəlakətlərə də) aid etmək mümkündür. 2,503 more words

Bertran Rassel

Flash fiction win

I’m thrilled to have won the Faber Academy weekly flash fiction competition (15/01/2016) with my story, The Clearing. You can read it as http://www.faberacademy.co.uk under the news section

Governess to the King of Iraq

Dorothy Clarke, later Faber, was the eldest child of my great grandparents Albert and Louisa and she encouraged my interest in family history, sending me photos and other bits and pieces. 148 more words

Family History

A Woven Cloth of Gold - 'Arcadia' by Iain Pears

This review fist appeared on GeekDad on 4/1/2015 

Iain Pear’s Arcadia is a piece of precision literary engineering. I’ve realised recently, that a novel’s structure is very important to me. 639 more words


Review: Crime at Christmas by C. H. B. Kitchin ****

It’s such a treat to be able to read Christmas books during the festive period! Crime at Christmas is a book published by Faber, one of my favourite publishing houses. 273 more words


A catch-up on my Big Issue reviews

As per, I’ve been slack at putting my book reviews up on here. So here are the last six books I’ve reviewed for the Big Issue magazine: 57 more words