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The Secret Life of Bees

I am a sucker for a new year’s resolution.  In fact, all of those kind of things.  Name your favourite moment of the year/holiday (how we scorned my father when he asked us that growing up, and how much I enjoy it now), what’s your top ten x y or z, what personality type are you (ISTJ, Myers Briggs aficionados)… in short any thing that puts structure onto messy old life.   402 more words

Book Review

Top Ten Tuesday (28)

This weekly meme is brought to you by The Broke and The Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list. Everyone is welcome to join. 155 more words

Book Lists

Writing Symbolism

I love incorporating symbolism in my writing. I love it because it digs deeper, past the surface and to the heart of the story. To write subliminally is to operate below the threshold of consciousness; to produce something that is subtle, yet strong enough to influence mental processes or the behavior of an individual. 1,444 more words


November Books: Featuring an Arabian Bohemian Rhapsody, Indian Heroines & Metaphorical Bees (with a Possible Batman Cameo)

So it’s November. Meaning only one thing: it is time for November Books!! Perhaps you noticed that we sort of skipped October Books. That was purely an accident of fate, since… 780 more words


On Vacation.

I’ve been plugging away for over a year now building a writing career.  I am raising two little boys and playing the role of a 1950’s housewife.   624 more words

The Secret Life of Bees.

Did you know, the reason beekeepers overalls are white is that bees can’t see white? This is according to the renowned bee researcher at the Agricultural Research Council, Mike Allsopp. 1,140 more words

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Why you should join a book club

At the end of last year my friends and I formed a book club. This is the first time I had belonged to a book club so I wasn’t sure what to expect! 850 more words

Book Club