Monthly Archives: August 2014

Edinburgh Book Festival – Leigh Bardugo and Maureen Johnson

On Sunday  I was lucky enough to be listening to two American New York Times best selling authors Leigh Bardugo and Maureen Johnson, talking about “Alternative Worlds,” at the Edinburgh Book Festival.   Leigh Bardugo’s debut series “The Grisha Trilogy, Shadow and … Continue reading

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These Days

I just found this blog today, The Mirror Obscura, had to reblog – beautiful poetry.

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Newquay Apartment – Smiley Key

Our summer holiday this year was in Newquay, Cornwall. We decided to journey there by train and hire a car for a few days. The train journey was very relaxing and a great opportunity to catch up on some reading. … Continue reading

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Fantasy Faction’s Interview with Editor Abigail Nathan Interview – Part Two

Fantasy Faction’s Interview with editor Abigail Nathan of Bothersome Words Writing and Editing Services. Part One – What is it like being an editor? via Editor Abigail Nathan Interview – Part Two.

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My Kyrosmagica Review of To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

Goodreads Synopsis: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is the story of Lara Jean, who has never openly admitted her crushes, but instead wrote each boy a letter about how she felt, sealed it, and hid it in a … Continue reading

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The Amazing Latte Art of Kazuki Yamamoto

Originally posted on TwistedSifter:
? Kazuki Yamamoto is a Japense artist currently living and working in Osaka. Using a simple toothpick, Kazuki creates wonderful latte art portraits for customers of Cafe10g. Yamamoto also posts his latte art on Twitter (@george_10g)…

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Canola Fields, Xinghua, China photo via amanda

Originally posted on digger666:
via Blue Pueblo, Canola Fields, Xinghua, China photo via amanda.

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My Kyrosmagica Review of A Good Girl by Mary Kubica

Goodreads Synopsis: I’ve been following her for the past few days. I know where she buys her groceries, where she has her dry cleaning done, where she works. I don’t know the color of her eyes or what they look … Continue reading

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My Kyrosmagica Review of Double Negative by Ivan Vladislavic

Goodreads Synopsis: Originally part of a collaborative project with photographer David Goldblatt, Double Negative is a subtle triptych that captures the ordinary life of Neville Lister during South Africa’s extraordinary revolution. Ivan Vladislavic lays moments side by side like photographs … Continue reading

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The Cat and His Horse~

Had to reblog from cindyknoke. Beautiful cat and horse. Great photos. Lovely.

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