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Blood, glass, dust: Frances Faviell's A Chelsea Concerto

This is the first of the new reprint series from the Dean Street Press to be curated by the Furrowed Middlebrow blog, a truly admirable enterprise. 1,007 more words


1940's girl

Had a great day yesterday, photographing my daughter Zoe in a 1940’s theme!

40’s girl

40’s girl

40’s girl

40’s girl

40’s girl

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Family Ties: Remembering World War I - Collecting Stories From Local Families | News Release | City of Alexandria

Family Ties: Remembering World War I

Oral History Project to collect stories from local families

Contact: Michele Longo


Have a relative that served in WWI?  416 more words


Race against time to prosecute wartime Nazis

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

More than 70 years after the end of World War II, a former SS medic at Auschwitz will face trial as Germany races to prosecute ageing Nazis. 891 more words

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“The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak

Finished the book in tears.

It’s a small story, about: a girl, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. 655 more words


Frank Fraser Darling’s Island Years, Island Farm

I bought this book at The Ceilidh Place bookshop in Ullapool last week. I’d just taken a blowy boat trip to the Summer Isles, and wanted to read Frank Fraser Darling’s account of rejuvenating their soil by his own labour (and that of his wife, their son, and passing friends as well). 1,035 more words

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Battle Music

They blow their fifes of human bone,
And pound their drums of human skin.
The warlord blows his brassy horn.
The elephant roars, his ears war-torn. 30 more words

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