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Non Fiction Reads: January to March

I don’t find it easy to review non-fiction books so thought that I would provide a quarterly (or thereabouts) round-up so that I don’t miss any of my 2018 reading. 371 more words

Reviews

My Love For Irish Culture and How I Incorporated It Into Ramble and Roar

In my upcoming novel, Ramble and Roar, I delve into Irish culture, everyday lingo, and grammatical placement in speech in order to bring my mobsters and my other Irish cast to life. 418 more words

Humor

Today's Art ( 14th April 2018)

Well, although I was feeling more inspired, this digitally-edited picture ended up being a monochrome/greyscale drawing for time reasons. Still, I really like how it turned out :) 20 more words

Art

Zu Asche, zu Staub

      Folks I’m dying I’m dying I want to see this so much!!! For some reasons, the series’ marketing is next to non-existent; I found it only by chance. 645 more words

Music

Gorgeously written Prohibition set novella

Roses in the Devil’s Garden by Charlie Cochet

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The Roaring Twenties, The Gilded Age, Prohibition – that time period between the end of the Great War and before the Wall Street Crash – when America seemed determined to live life to the max. 158 more words

MM

Dashiell Hammett's Bloodbath Novel

Red Harvest (1929) By Dashiell Hammett

The Continental Op, it would appear, knows more than old Cicero when it comes to the notion that there is honor among thieves. 387 more words

Books

Meredith Frampton - Marguerite Kelsey (1928)

Born into an affluent, artistic family, British painter Meredith Frampton is known today for his highly polished, neoclassical portraits. His attention to detail was extraordinary, both a blessing and a curse, as he would often spend a whole year working on a single painting. 332 more words

Art