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Listen: Roman Lakes - 'The Sparrow'

What do think of when you think of Manchester? The big, baggy beats of the likes of Happy Mondays and the heady indie dance of the Hacienda club, right? 150 more words


Review: The Sparrow

  • Author: Mary Doria Russell
  • ISBN: 9780449912553
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books
  • Genre: Science Fiction/Speculative Fiction

I purchased this book.

I’ve managed to pull myself out of the emotional wreckage this book caused in order to write this review.   432 more words


The Sparrow, by Mary Doria Russell

The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

“What is the price of two sparrows–one copper coin? But not a single sparrow can fall to the ground without your Father knowing it.” Matthew 10:29… 254 more words

Book Review

North Parade, Bradford

For a city that’s been repeatedly kicked in the knackers over the years, it’s encouraging to see Bradford dusting itself down, having a quick swoosh of Lynx, and donning its best clobber again. 527 more words

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My 2015 Reading Life

I consider myself to be a book nerd.  For a time I was considering pursuing a career as a librarian.  I can’t walk past a book store without going in, and I could occupy myself for hours just browsing the shelves at a small indie bookstore.   590 more words



The city gave its name to the power of patience— Romanità . Romanità excludes emotion, hurry, doubt. Romanità waits, sees the moment and moves ruthlessly when the time is right.

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