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Spring Cocktails No. 3

Hello, you gin fiend, you. Welcome back to my spring cocktail series. I’ve covered my favorite gin classics—the martini and the gimlet—in previous posts, and now I’m turning to something a bit ridiculous of my own creation. 164 more words

Food And Drinks

Friday Update

I found a great TV show on Netflix yesterday by accident. I’ve been trying to find something to watch since I finished “Lie to me” but nothing really caught my attention until I found “Miss Fisher’s murder mysteries” and read the description. 525 more words



Dulce et Decorum Est is perhaps one of the most well known poems to come from the First World War, and is now taught extensively in Scottish High Schools. 1,260 more words

Kerry Greenwood - Cocaine Blues.

Cocaine Blues – Kerry Greenwood (2006, Poisoned Pen Press, Arizona)

This first installment of the Phryne Fisher mysteries sees the ultra-fashionable sleuth taking on the leader of a drug ring in Melbourne. 30 more words

Book Review

Sidney Chambers and Phryne Fisher

A few weeks ago, I watched the first episode of Grantchester, and found it very much in my sweet spot: Sidney Chambers, a somewhat irreverent young English village vicar solves mysteries, with banter and eccentric friendships. 1,455 more words

Reading For Fun

Embracing the Morning

Why do we bother with the rest of the day,

the swale of the afternoon,

the sudden dip into evening…

excerpt from “Morning” by Billy Collins…

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