"There Is Always Morning"

This morning there was a Baptism in our Church – a little boy named Gilbert in honor of his great-grandfather. He grabbed the minister’s hand and held on when the water was placed on his forehead. 138 more words

Happenings

How embarrassing…I’ve been reading Dickens’s The Old Curiosity Shop since April. This one is taking me even longer to get through than the drudgery that was… 79 more words

Reading

ODE TO READING IN BED WHEN YOU ARE 8 YEARS OLD AKA CRIM CITY

MUM PUT ME TO BED, I HEARD WHAT SHE SAID

‘TURN OFF THOSE LIGHTS AND LAY DOWN YOUR HEAD!’

BUT  I’VE  GOT THE SECRET SEVEN WHIRRING ROUND MY BRAIN… 258 more words

Books

China's New Literary Genre

In the 1980s, when China was starting to open up to the world, Latin American literature, with Gabriel García Márquez as the representative, poured into China.

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Inspiration

Love in the Time of Cholera- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

This weeks novel was by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a Colombian author who has won the Nobel Prize for Literature. I also picked this one up from the second hand book stall. 745 more words

The Underground Garden: Messengers

I write because Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Maya Angelou and Paulo Coehlo wrote and write. They inspire me greatly. I intertwined quotes of Mr. Coehlo’s into this piece in full love of his words. 722 more words

Poetry