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The Darkest Room – Johan Theorin

Imagine a bitterly cold Swedish winter, on the bleak treeless coastal island, in an old manor house built from the wood of a wrecked ship in which scores of sailors drowned, where one's only neighbours are 2 lighthouses, one of which no longer works and is haunted. Is there any better location for a thriller/murder… Continue reading The Darkest Room – Johan Theorin

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Sunday Sayings – Love

I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Quotes, like proverbs, make us think more deeply about something.

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Sunday Sayings – Worrying

Mostly anonymous, proverbs are a portal directly through time to generations past and echo a diverse range of cultures. They speak of the experiences of many lessons learned and the wisdom from thousands of lives already lived. I invite you to comment on their varied meanings and intentions.

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Proverbial Friday – Judging

Quotes, sayings and proverbs are very useful words that we can use in our daily lives. Passed down from generations before us, we can heed their wisdom and apply all the various layers and concepts to our modern lives. Join me in discussing their meanings every Friday on Proverbial Friday.

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Proverbial Friday

Several years ago, I created Proverbial Friday on my blog. Wise words that contain lessons and messages about how to manage our life and find more contentment, if only we can think about and dissect their words. I love a good discussion so join with me each Friday and share your thoughts on the quotes and proverbs I post. I love comments.

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Proverbial Friday – Global Wisdom

I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and from across cultures. They speak of the experiences of lives lived and lessons learned. Quotes, like proverbs,… Continue reading Proverbial Friday – Global Wisdom

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Proverbial Thursday – 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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Røros – A Walk back in ‘Mine’

Way up in the central highlands of Norway, close to the Swedish border, lies a hidden gem with a history, unique and lengthy enough that UNESCO has placed it on its heritage list. Today, stepping back in time at Røros has more to offer than history.

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Proverbial Thursday – Global Words of Wisdom

I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and from across cultures. They speak of the experiences of lives lived and lessons learned. Valuable life lessons. … Continue reading Proverbial Thursday – Global Words of Wisdom