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Treasure Island - Book Review

3 out of 5 stars

Yo-ho-ho and I don’t like rum!

Aye, matey, classics and I just do not get along.

It started out promising, I was highly enjoying myself. 109 more words


Blow, wind, blow

We’ve been in south Texas for the past two months working as gate guards for the oil and gas industry.  During our long days and nights, it can get lonely.  706 more words

A Haggis Virgin No More

I realised that I had been a haggis virgin.  Not through the adherence to a great moral conviction on my part, more from a lack of opportunity.  512 more words


The Land of Nod by Robert Louis Stevenson and other bedtime stories

Bedtime stories are a big deal at our house. It doesn’t matter how late it is, there is always time for at least one story and it doesn’t take much convincing to make that two, three or five. 383 more words

February 21

GOD’S gift was that man should conceive of truth
And yearn to gain it, catching at mistake,
As midway help till he reach fact indeed. 136 more words

James Martineau

The siege of Saragossa, was it? or the Battle of Saratoga?

To Charles J. Guthrie

Skerryvore, Bournemouth, Jan. 18th, 1886

My dear Guthrie,

I hear the lad has got into the Spec. and I write to thank you very warmly for the part you have played. 

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Robert Louis Stevenson