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South Kensington's A War Zone


Walking through South Kensington is like walking through a war zone. Rapid fire machine guns. Nail guns. Jackhammers. Industrial machinery. Tractor trailers beeping backwards. 506 more words


Grandma was an alien

The band of cousins had been rolling over each other and playing like puppies all afternoon. Now they were settling down, sprawled out on the furs that covered the floor, squealing as one occasionally stepped on another. 731 more words

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Book Review: ‘The Underground Railroad’ by Colson Whitehead

My rating: 4.5 / 5

(Minus half a star because it did take me two attempts to get into. The beginning isn’t particularly riveting in my opinion, but perhaps that was just me). 679 more words


Travel Book Reviews: Girly Travel Fiction

After finishing my Big Read – ‘Walking the Himalayas’ by Levison Wood, I decided I needed something lighter to devour during my spare time while working a busy week. 780 more words


Travel Fiction short: '10.29pm'

This beer is good. The bubbles tickle my tongue. Only one can left. I’ll have to ask the clerk to refill the fridge tomorrow. I settle down to write again, hoping not to be interrupted but these ghosts have decided to stay with me. 606 more words

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[Free eBook] Burning Moon by Jo Watson [Chick-Lit Thailand Travel Comedy with Romance]

Burning Moon by South Africa-resident author Jo Watson is the 1st novel in her Destination Love series of chick-lit travel adventures with strong f/m romantic comedy elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Headline’s Eternal imprint. 319 more words

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Remembering Parma


Rosemary grows in a pot in my kitchen window.  Tonight I am making roast eggplant and will add some of this pungent herb.  The sharp aroma, the tender prickliness of the leaves will let me remember a long-ago meal – with you, when we lived in Parma. 631 more words

Short Fiction Set In Italy