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Challenge: 10 Books of Summer (Wrap-Up)

The 1st September has arrived, which means summer is officially over and I have come to the end of the 10 Books of Summer challenge; 471 more words

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New Read: Master of Shadows

Earlier this month, I finished my third book towards the 10 Books of Summer challenge: Master of Shadows by Neil Oliver. I have enjoyed many documentaries presented by historian Neil Oliver, and so I was very interested to read his first foray into historical fiction. 543 more words

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Challenge: 10 Books of Summer

Hello my fellow bookworms, June is almost upon us and that will mean the official start of summer (although, here in the UK that might be hard to believe with the recent patchy weather) and that means it is time again for… 408 more words

2016

Nu Zillun

While taking a vaguely nationalistic bent and watching “Coast – New Zealand” on the Teev, this evening – and in particular listening to the way Scottish born presenter Neil Oliver says “New Zealand” I found myself recalling a theory expounded by an old English teacher from my school days. 152 more words

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