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A Definitive Guide on How to Become a Dog's Best Friend

It was not even nine o’clock when I lied down on this unfamiliar bed in Santorini. It was certainly an anomaly for me to be in bed this early, and my friends can certainly attest to my terrible sleeping habits. 1,982 more words


Breakfast at Anne Grey's

She poured some hot lemon with a spoonful of honey into my vintage tea cup. Lemon is my tea. It has been almost 2 or 3 years of no tea nor coffee for me and I’m feeling good. 1,001 more words


COMING SOON: Keating by Kerry O'Brien

The long awaited biography of former Prime Minister, Paul Keating, by influential political interviewer Kerry O’Brien will be available this month.

Keating is a treasure trove of anecdotes, insights, reflections and occasional admissions from one of the most loved and hated political leaders Australia has ever seen – a man who was the driving force through thirteen years of Labor government that changed the face of Australia. 211 more words

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What is Positivity?

Are we born with it? A recent study on finding the happiness gene suggests so. Yet, there are several factors that affect our decision-making and comfort, which play a role in happiness, which in turn defines how confident we are with ourselves and the world around us: positivity. 491 more words


Courtiers by Lucy Worsley


BLURB: “Ambitious and talented people flocked to become courtiers at Kensington Palace in search of power and prestige. But the palace was also full of skullduggery, politicking and secrets – successful courtiers needed level heads and cold hearts. 304 more words

In My Hands Today...

Leap of Faith : Memoirs of an Unexpected Life – Queen Noor of Jordan

“Leap of Faith is the dramatic and inspiring story of an American woman’s remarkable journey into the heart of a man and his nation.” “Born into a distinguished Arab-American family and raised amid privilege, Lisa Halaby joined the first freshman class at Princeton to accept women, graduating in 1974 with a degree in architecture and urban planning.Two years later, while visiting her father in Jordan, she was casually introduced on the airport runway to King Hussein. 253 more words