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'The Stopped Heart' Julie Myerson

Julie Myerson excels in making her readers feel uncomfortable. Her last novel, ‘The Quickening’ (for the ‘Hammer’ Horror imprint) brought together  the themes which surface in much of her work, primarily the relationship between parent and child in often extraordinary circumstances. 589 more words

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - The Quickening (Review)

This February and March (and a little bit of April), we’re taking a look at the 1995 to 1996 season of Star Trek, including… 5,332 more words

Star Trek

Tides, Darkness and The Quickening

Yesterday, I had this feeling, it is similar to that mentioned in the film Highlander as “The Quickening”, though obviously I am no Connor MacLeod. It is when a sense of vigour both physical and mental arrives. 409 more words


Feast of Saint Isaac Jogues and Companions (19 Oct 2015)

Because October is the month of the Rosary, I’ve been thinking about the mysteries of the Rosary lately. Today, I talked to the Sisters about the second joyful mystery — the Visit of Our Blessed Mother to her cousin, Saint Elizabeth who was expecting the birth of Saint John the Baptist. 519 more words

Daily Messages

The Dreaded A-Word

Consider these three different scenarios:

1. The hero of a Regency romance stalks into a drawing-room and greets his bewildered valet with the words “What’s up, dude?” 993 more words


Bungee cords and The Committee

Has it been a month already?  The time flies and all that :)

I’ve done some soul searching, you know – thinking about the stuff you’re supposed to after a heart attack. 677 more words

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