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Week 2 - 365 of 2017 - Nelson

Week 2 of this year was spent heading looking after my husband as he recovered from surgery and packing to head away on a pre-planned holiday to Nelson with our daughter for some school holiday fun. 252 more words

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The Sparrow (Russell)

I was challenged to get over my “mental block” about sci-fi (or whatever genre this is) and read this. After all, I’d loved her two Western books –  172 more words


The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell

Mike’s review

Jesuits are such a well-adjusted branch of Catholicism. Healthy questioning of the way things are/could be. Inquisitiveness, not Inquisition. Even their self-doubt is plain and matter of fact. 300 more words

Book Review

The sparrow

“Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care.” Matthew 10:29

This small bird has been lying here on the road for some time. 365 more words

The Sparrow

'The Sparrow' by Mary Doria Russell

Anne Kingman (Books on the Nightstand) was asked on her podcast what her favourite book of all time was. To a reader that’s like asking you to pick your favourite child! 373 more words


Gutted by Faith

Every once in a while I read something that I didn’t like at all that I want to force other people to read because I found it disturbing, moving or good, even if I didn’t find it enjoyable to read. 893 more words

Science Fiction