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Marie Kondo – Because of you

Dear Marie, My husband, (aka MOTH), is not happy. Because of you, our house will never be the same. Because of you, my house is tidier. But the MOTH - The 'Man About the House' - is frustrated! If you haven't heard of Marie Kondo, it may be that you don't have a TV set… Continue reading Marie Kondo – Because of you

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2019 – How Does it Look So Far?

I am not really someone who makes New Year resolutions as I prefer a little more structure around the aims and goals, however a little planning in February, can't go astray, can it? Boreen point lakeside beach I found this little memo on the net and thought it was a prompt to think about general… Continue reading 2019 – How Does it Look So Far?

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Proverbial Friday – Global Wisdom

Wise words from our ancestors, passed down from generation to generation. Best savoured a little a time. They may sound trite, the authors are anonymous, and wisdom is surely found within their concise words. Join in the discussion to see what we can learn form them.

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Proverbial Friday and Global Wisdom

Wise words from our ancestors, passed down from generation to generation. Best savoured a little a time. They may sound trite, the authors are anonymous, and wisdom is surely found within their concise words.

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Proverbial Friday – Global Wisdom

Wise words from our ancestors, passed down from generation to generation. Best savoured a little a time. They may sound trite, the authors are anonymous, and wisdom is surely found within their concise words.

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Book review, Community

Invisible Murder – Book Review

With the topic of refugees and terrorism very much in the news, this novel by Lene Kaaberbøl and Agnete Friis, is written for our time and makes for illuminating reading.   Two impoverished Roma boys are scavenging for something to sell in the ruins of an abandoned Soviet military hospital. Purportedly to improve the lives… Continue reading Invisible Murder – Book Review

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No Dead bodies – Just a True Story of Courage and Love

Real healing and progress for autism, a condition that is considered incurable – that is surely something parents of Autists would ponder about. In Horse Boy, Rupert did just that and won, against all autistic odds.

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Not Your Average Crime Novel – ‘Unwanted’

'In the middle of a rainy Swedish summer, a little girl is abducted from a crowded train.'

'In the middle of a rainy Swedish summer, a little girl is abducted from a crowded train.' Suspicion immediately falls upon the husband who has previously been violent towards his estranged wife in the past, but is he really the killer?

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Sea Glass by Anita Shreve – Book Review

"In the wet sand of her foot, a bit of colour catcher her eye. The grass is green, pale and cloudy, the colour of lime juice that has been squeezed into a glass. She brushes the sand off and presses the sea glass into her palm, keeping it for luck." This novel by Anita Shreve is a delightful look at a bygone era where man's resilience was challenged.