Monthly Archives: March 2015

Steps Into The Unknown

I first read The Lord of the Rings in my teens and enjoyed it so much that I decided never to read another fantasy – what would be the point? I asked myself, none could ever be as good as … Continue reading

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A Week With Words (3)

I have had a good reading week, finally catching up with Pfangirl’s on-going saga Easier to Run and finishing not one but two books – Spanish Steps by Tim Moore and Mad About The Boy by Helen Fielding. Both had … Continue reading

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Feast of the Annunciation

Happy Lady Day! Today, Christians celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation – Gabriel’s visit to Mary to tell her she would bear the Son of God (Luke 1:26-39). The painting above is by Dante Gabriel Rossetti and is my favourite … Continue reading

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The River Endymion

 Last New Year I started reading John Keats’ Endymion. Within a few days I had completed the first two books. This afternoon, after leaving the poem rather longer than I ought, I finished the last two. This post is not going … Continue reading

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GTA V Online Episode 2: Leeroy Jenkins Doesn’t Work

This Would Never Have Happened to Ezio Today’s session begins up in the Vinewood Hills. My car is a couple of streets below me so why don’t I just jump off this cliff and onto that roof to get to … Continue reading

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Real In Fiction: Mad About The Boy and Easier to Run

Bridget Jones and Lara Croft are not two women one would expect to have any points of connexion. However, as I have continued to read Mad About The Boy, and Easier to Run, a work of fan fiction by Noelle Adams … Continue reading

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A Week With Words (2)

Last week I was bemoaning the fact that I had not done any reading on Thursday and Friday. Well, almost; thankfully, opening E M Forster’s Maurice on Friday night saved me. This week, I must bemoan my lack of progress … Continue reading

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