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The Man Who Loved Children

I have finished the last essay for this semester, which calls for some kind of celebration. Thankfully, my brother has returned from work and, like the good designated cocktail makers they are (mostly because they suggest it, I just drink them), has provided me with an Edisonian. 905 more words


Miss Herbert, Christina Stead

Miss Herbert (The Suburban Wife) (1976) was the twelfth of Christina Stead’s 13 novels – if you count her first, The Salzburg Tales as a novel, which I do, or 14,15,16,17 depending how you count… 1,223 more words


Air Racing in Reno! Part 1, A Little History.

September is, in my personal opinion, the best month for aviation photographers. There are some amazing airshows out there, but none of them compare to the  290 more words


The Salzburg Tales, Christina Stead

The Salzburg Tales (1934) is a collection of often fantastical tales told to each other by a group of visitors to Salzburg, there for “the August Festival, the great event of Salzburg men”, and with spare time during the seven days of the Festival to wander in the woods and pastures outside the town. 1,188 more words