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True Blue Homecoming

Noah Yantis –

‘Lights, Camera, True Blue’ was the motto for the 2015 Illinois College’s Homecoming week, which kicked off on September 21 with the Pep Rally in Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center. 562 more words


The Folly Under the Lake and Whitaker Wright

The Folly Under the Lake is a 1930s style whodunit novel and has been a labour of love for me since I heard about the story of real life swindler Whitaker Wright. 821 more words

Crime Fiction


“Two contrary emotions arose in me, fear and desire – fear of the threatening grotto, desire to see whether there are marvellous things in it.”    Leonardo Da Vinci…

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Fizzy Lifting Foyer

To get into the abbey, you have to make it through The Foyer of Follies.

The nuns take their follies very seriously, and they hope you do, too, Reader. 221 more words

As weekends should go

Today was superb.

The roughest part of the day for us was having an appointment at RBA downtown at 8 o’clock this morning. On a Saturday getting up at 6 AM to get ready and drop Charlie off at my mom’s just isn’t my idea of fun but it was a good appointment which made it all the better. 612 more words


Follies  – Jeeze Louise

Follies occupies the space between the realms of cavernous rock (n-roll) and lo-fi bedroom recordings. Phil Hartunian bares his soul as the band crashes around him, pauses in unison, crashes some more, then hints at quiet beauty through harmonies and ambient backgrounds. 14 more words

Garden Portrait: Painshill Park

On the hottest day this year in the south of England, temperatures rose to 30° C. So I took myself off to Painshill Park in Cobham, Surrey an 18th century landscape garden which was originally created by the Honourable Charles Hamilton between 1738 and 1773. 1,053 more words