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Horror Films and Fantasy Children`s Books - How does that fit together?

Many of my friends give me strange looks when I tell them that I am into creating children`s books. Just in case you are new to this blog and are wondering now: The last short film I did was… 530 more words

On Writing

Why did you get me a book? Why didn’t you get me a Transformer?

Today is grey, warm and quiet. The cars driving past are all headed for Christmas. A few visitors come in, looking idly for books; one man was looking for Milang. 600 more words

Goodbye, Merry Christmas…

The school term is not finished and Christmas has not yet quite begun. There is a small dip in between and we are all in it. 798 more words

She said to me that heaven better be a library or something or when she gets there she will say: What the hell?

Peggy has a new t shirt: it is milkshake pink and says: Dance with the Fairies, Ride with the Unicorns, Swim with the Mermaids and Fly to the Moon… 768 more words

BR: Allora Mi Prenderò un Cappello (Then I Will Get Myself a Hat)

Title: Allora Mi Prenderò Un Cappello

Author: Maria Cristina Benetti

Genre: Non-fiction memoir

Published: 2016

Pages: 110

My Rating: 5/5 stars… 676 more words


Tales and Stories

“Fairy tales since the beginning of recorded time, and perhaps earlier, have been ‘a means to conquer the terrors of mankind through metaphor’.”― Jack Zipes… 421 more words


Life is an icecream.

An earnest young woman explained to me some details of her thesis on George Eliot’s Silas Marner. She talked about rationalism and the connection to community and the spiritual climb to redemption. 431 more words