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Ithaka

I’ve been re-listening to an audiobook of Homer’s Odyssey. The version I’ve been listening to has Ian McKellen reading Robert Fagles’ amazing translation.

Once again, I’m struck by how The Odyssey has influenced so many other stories. 356 more words

Sandy's Sunday Summary

Right now, it seems as though we are having more than one Sunday a week. It can’t possibly be a week since I last wrote a summary post, yet my diary says it is. 579 more words

Magical Elements III… Stuart France

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… Alchemy is the oldest science known to Man.

The Ancient who first cast a weather eye at the heavens, licked a finger and held it aloft in the sky in order to ascertain which way the wind did blow… was an Alchemist. 51 more words

Books

part 1

There’s a girl and a gust of wind and the house she left behind. A pale yellow house with mold in the corners and babies with fevers, and cigarette smoke in her nose and on the walls of her room, in her hair and in her bed sheets, and on the outside in the humid world beyond the broken door she crept out of at 2am. 46 more words

Writing

Review: Believe Me

  • Author: J.P. Delaney
  • Edition: Kindle Edition
  • Publishing: July 24, 2018
  • Genres: Thriller, Fiction, Mystery, Suspense
  • Goodreads

A struggling actor, a Brit in America without a green card, Claire needs work and money to survive.

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Thriller

If The Coffin Fits by Lillian Bell

Lillian Bell has written an enjoyable murder mystery.  The story takes place in a family owned funeral home. Two sisters have inherited the business from their father who disappeared a few years ago and is believed to be dead.   157 more words