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I have my head in the clouds at Machu  Picchu 

I’m back in Cusco now, and the jungle trek to Machu Picchu feels like a world away! I feel like I went through a wormhole in a Doctor Who episode into an ancient civilisation…. 837 more words


Lost in Babylon

After my curiosity was aroused by the first book, The Colossus Rises, of the Seven Wonders series, I decided to read the next book, Lost in Babylon. 794 more words

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Books I've Read Recently


I read a lot of Middle Grade speculative fiction. This is not because I have difficulty with big words, mind you, but rather because I happen to write Middle Grade speculative fiction and it’s always good to keep an eye on what the competition is doing. 603 more words

Reaching Deep Spaces - A Review of When the Dark is Gone

When the Dark is Gone
(Seven Wonders)
Author: Becky Annison
Publisher: Pelgrane Press
Page Count: 290 (42)
Available Formats: PDF and print… 1,145 more words


The Colossus Rises

I chose The Colossus Rises because the cover intrigues me plus it was praised by Rick Riordan, whom I love. I initially didn’t want to read it, thinking it’s just another typical YA kids-turned-hero book, but thankfully the book proved to be much more than that. 509 more words

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Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺) "Pure Water Temple"

I want this Blog to document my move to Japan, a “fish out of water” experience. But it’s not as if I’ve never visited. It is the beautiful experiences with the country, people and culture which strengthen the siren call to make the big leap. 480 more words