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To you, perceptive reader, I bequeath my history…
Late one night, exploring her father’s library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters addressed ominously to ‘My dear and unfortunate successor’.
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The Transylvania 100 is a new mountain ultra which crosses one of most beautiful and mysterious regions of eastern Europe.
On May 17th, 2014, runners will assemble on a start-line beneath Dracula’s Castle in the village of Bran, ready for a 100km adventure through the alpine-like scenery of rural Transylvania. 132 more words
Personally, I have always found the palette of medieval history somewhat dull – a succession of dates unilluminated by anything but stereotypical images. There are shafts of light, though, and certain characters hold a special – I won’t say ‘charm’ – fascination for me. 1,296 more words
Take 20 words chosen at random. Put them in a bowl. Draw one, and write something about it.
Simple? Maybe not.
Ah, this word was not one of mine, but I am quite ecstatic about the opportunity to share the many facts about “fart” that I have learned over the years. 741 more words