Review: Silent in the Grave (Lady Julia Grey #1) by Deanna Raybourn

I don’t know what it is but I truly love these Victorian mysteries. Perhaps it is because the ones I’ve read so far have been with ladies set as the main characters. 263 more words


Urania and Uranus

Note: The Urania section is edited and fleshed-out from last year’s A to Z post. It was really hard to find anyone from Greek mythology whose name starts with a U (either in the original Greek or Latinized forms), so it was a rather foregone conclusion. 500 more words

Greek Names

Urania reflections - variation #2

Urania reflections – variation #2

Having converted this image to black and white, I felt that it had something to offer.

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Urania reflections - variation #1

Urania reflections – variation #1

I’ve decided to use an image that I posted earlier this week for my weekend ‘processing variations’.

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Blog Tour & Review: Gone Without a Trace by Mary Torjussen

I finished this book in less than 24 hours. 5 years ago this might not have seemed like a big deal…these days it’s a huge deal! 695 more words


The passing darkness

The passing darkness

This photo was taken shortly before yesterday’s. My attention was drawn to the dark clouds – as the storm headed away –  contrasting with the light colours of the building. 44 more words