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The secret to becoming interesting

Be Boring #MondayMorningWakeUpCall

P.G. Wodehouse – Woke up at 7:30; performed calisthenics exercise, made & ate breakfast, read a ‘breakfast book’ and walked the dog, wrote from 9am to 2pm; followed by lunch and a walk; at 3:30 watch his favourite soap opera ‘Edge of Night’, had tea, snoozed and got in some more work till about 6pm; evening was cocktails and a quiet dinner with his wife, Ethel followed by some reading before bed. 499 more words

Monday Morning Wake Up Call

Serendipitous Kinfolk encounter

I recently read Mark Twain’s Innocents Abroad – an account of his trip to the Holy Lands and back, via ship and with other stops, chiefly in Europe, along the way. 688 more words

Thoughts On Living Well

Say It Sunday - Two Most Important Days

The two most important days! Interesting man Mark Twain, I’d have to say that I was born to teach my kids right from wrong, and that kindness still exists in the world. 6 more words


The Final Countdown...

One month. 4 weeks. 29 days.

As the 21st June draws ever nearer, I am struggling to contain my excitement. A day of Year Abroad talks at the University last week increased my feelings of anticipation and everything is beginning to take shape. 887 more words

Mark Twain - Inventor of the Book Blog Tour?

Writers, you know, are the beggars of Western society— Octavio Paz

One of the things I signed up for to promote the release of Willful Avoidance…

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Mom, Poetry by Gun Roswell

An homage to Mothers everywhere

“My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it”
Mark Twain

Genre: Family, Mother, Rhyme, Relationship… 95 more words



By Sherry Harris

As I was trying to think of a topic to write about my eyes landed on two books in our family room The Riverside Shakespeare and British Literature Volume B — not that I think my writing is anywhere close  or influential as Shakespeare, Keats or Barrett-Browning. 368 more words

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