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Getting in a jam

Today’s striking guest picture comes from my brother who describes it as ‘dusky’.  I think  he must have been in London yesterday evening.

We had summer indoors today and winter outside.  490 more words

Birds

The Goldfinch

It’s refreshing to read a book narrated by a not-in-any-way-heroic person. Potter is real. He has faults and he makes mistakes. I didn’t know what I was stepping into when I picked up Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch, but I’m glad I took the recommendation. 100 more words

Travel

A pedal and some pirates

Today’s guest picture comes from Mike Tinker’s New Zealand trip last autumn and shows the Japanese garden in Queens Gardens in Nelson on the South Island. 577 more words

Birds

Eagles may be considering moving on from Jason Kelce

Jason Kelce has spent each of his six NFL seasons with the Eagles. Philadelphia drafted him in the sixth round (No.191 overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. 199 more words

Philadelphia Eagles

Worth The Hype?

I just finished the fourth novel in Elena Ferrante’s brilliant Neapolitan series, The Story of a Lost Child. I’m obsessed with these books. I’m obsessed with Ferrante. 392 more words

Books

Sticking to the script

Today’s guest picture shows Singapore Cathedral.  Mike Tinker sent me the picture and he added that he thought that I might notice that space is at a premium on the island. 826 more words

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