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Monthly Archives: April, 2012

The Delights Of Reading Upside Down

by Robert Krulwich Publius Paquius Proculus, they say, invented pizza almost 2,000 years ago. I don’t think he did, and anyway, that’s not the coolest thing about Proculus, a very … Continue reading

April 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

You live and learn

Here are some interesting, but true facts, that you may or may not have known. 1. The Statue of Liberty’s index finger is eight feet long. 2. Rain has never … Continue reading

April 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Calling all Budding Authors…..

Thanks to my daughter for sending the link to this super cartoon.$yefI@b/   Have you used Stumble Upon?  Great fun.  

April 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

World Book Night

April 23rd 2012 was not only Shakespeare’s birthday and St George’s Day but this year it was World Book Night. Last year I was given a free book by a … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · 2 Comments


Jed Rubenfeld is a Professor of Law at Yale University, USA.  ‘The Death Instinct’ is his second novel, is first being ‘The Interpretation of Murder‘. They are unusual in that … Continue reading

April 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

Blogs I like

Being new to the blogging world I am finding new, informative and entertaining blogs all over the place. Lots on wordpress and lots on blogspot.  I love it when folk … Continue reading

April 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

Dicken’s Bicentennial Year

Have you read all of these books by Dickens?  WHAT THE DICKENS wordsearch W B K P T L A C H R I S T M A S C … Continue reading

April 1, 2012 · 3 Comments

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