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Beignets and sugar

A beignet is a square of fried dough sprinkled – or in some cases dredged – in powdered sugar. These are a specialty in New Orleans and very good they are too. 243 more words

I Canna Break the Laws of Physics

It was Scotty’s iconic line from Star Trek, which of course broke the laws of physics every episode. This goes beyond Sci-Fi though and into the world of thrillers and adventure, whether books, TV or films. 765 more words


Book Review: Under the Midnight Sun by Keigo Higashino

My latest book review, for the website Contemporary Japanese Literature, is of Keigo Higashino’s problematic mystery novel, Under the Midnight Sun. Click the cover to read my critique.

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A Little Bit About Southern Rhode Island

Annette Snyder,  50 Authors from 50 States,  gives writers a chance to showcase their states on her blog – and it’s Rhode Island’s turn at the end of September. 1,196 more words


Bad AttiTiredTuesday?

It was partway through the afternoon when I realized it was Bad Attituesday.  What else could it be?  Oh, well, I suppose it could be a lot of things.  217 more words


Hamish Macbeth, or why you should love the English language if you didn't already

“Aye, tempis fairly fugits.”
Lachlan McCrae (Hamish Macbeth: The Great Lochdubh Salt Robbery) 280 more words

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