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This is seriously one of the best middle grade novels I’ve ever read. It’s clever and has great themes and characters, working very well within the context of the fairytales that most Western people are familiar with. 1,177 more words


A long time traveller...

Well sometimes you can’t change and you can’t choose/And sometimes it seems you gain less than you lose (Passenger, Holes)

I’ve had my share of dilemmas. 228 more words


How Hard can it be to Blog?

This is a question I’ve been asking myself all weekend. Largely out of frustration, if I’m honest.

It was brought to my attention earlier in the week by a friend that the blog needed a face lift: new logo, new theme, new coding. 603 more words

Opinion Blog

WT&TT: Five Things: To Smash Common Blocks

For today’s Twin Thursday, Rachel of Undivinelight and I are doing some rapid-fire writer’s block-busting. These are specific jams that you might run into and an easy way to fix them. 8 more words


Living in Manhattan, New York

I have always been a big city person. I do not understand the fascination some have for country living or living in suburbia. May be someday I will get old enough and will feel like retiring to some mountain cabin or oceanside villa, but, for now I am happiest when I live or visit a big city. 137 more words


On point!

I look at my hands, and they are capable. My eyes are bright. My mind is clear. My shoulders are broad and strong. My feet eat up the ground in steady rhythm, in time with the reel singing in my ears. 312 more words


Cars Cake for Davey!

Turning 3 for little Davey was so exciting for him and he chose as his party theme Cars. The cake of course had to fit the theme and reach his expectations of what he had in mind for his celebration. 148 more words