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Where go the boats?

As a young girl I spent many hours with a book called A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson.   I still have the book, now 60 years old. 110 more words

Travel Theme Challenge

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Or how I decided to stick with my own ideas.

As part of my continuous reading challenge I did for myself, you may notice that number 31 to be read, is the following: 653 more words


Travel theme: Poetry


Under the wide and starry sky,
Dig the grave and let me lie.
Glad did I live and gladly die,
And I lay me down with a will. 70 more words


The Traveling Companion--Ian Rankin

I am loving the increasing number of short story/novellas being published as stand alones.  Rankin’s The Traveling Companion is part of a series of such stories, Bibliomysteries:  Short Tales about Deadly Books.   337 more words

That Which Endures

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour. –  1 Peter 8

And it came to pass, as they were much perplexed thereabout, behold two men stood by them in shining garments: And as they were afraid, and bowed down their faces to the earth, they said unto them, Why seek ye the living among the dead? 2,356 more words

Edmund Burke

Show and Tell: Buccaneers and Buried Gold: Treasure from the Lighting the Past Project

On Wednesday the 20th of April we held a Show and Tell in the Martyrs Kirk New Park Seminar Room – “Buccaneers and Buried Gold: Treasure from the Lighting the Past Project”. 657 more words

Rare Book Collection

X is for X Marks the Spot - #AtoZChallenge

Who can resist the allure of a treasure map, especially one marked with a mysterious X? How about some bold buccaneers? Or buried gold? TREASURE ISLAND by Robert Louis Stevenson has them all. 42 more words

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