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"Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows" by J. K. Rowling (2007)

“The two men appeared out of nowhere, a few yards apart in the narrow, moonlit lane.”

And so the series draws to a close for me once more. 1,000 more words


love and war

You know, I just might die without you.
Why is it that my two eyes…
Are only able to see you?
But first, shut up, who the hell were you with yesterday?


Elsewhere in the Palliverse - #WHPCDay15 Edition

Today, 10th October 2015, is World Hospice and Palliative Care Day (#WHPCDay15). This year’s theme, “Hidden Lives, Hidden Patients”, puts the focus on people with palliative care needs who may struggle with access to palliative care, “ 290 more words


Illinois is one of 19 states that...

if you are an 18 year old, or older, boy and get, or renew, your driver’s license you ARE AUTOMATICALLY SIGNING UP FOR THE DRAFT.  You cannot GET A LICENSE, OR RENEW THE ONE YOU ALREADY HAVE, WITHOUT OUT AGREEING TO GO TO WAR..   468 more words


Old days

Such an interesting day. I am still trying to calm down after the last few weeks excitement. Not an easy quest but yesterday I spent a day in the garden and that seems to have done the trick. 389 more words

Hen Island

Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

In a way, Half of a Yellow Sun is a familiar story. Rivers of blood flow in a nation torn apart by religious strife. Different ethnic groups battle for control of the government and (more importantly) the oil. 448 more words

Book Review

Poetry 365 - Day 282 (The Rain Came and Went)

The rain came and went
Nothing washed clean still the same
Wicked war-torn world