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A Cruel Fate by Lindsey Davis book review

January 13, 2016

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The Storyline We start the story with a bookseller getting caught in the middle at the beginning of the English Civil War of 1642-1651, four months after the war started between the Roundheads and Cavaliers. Martin Watts is taken captive for trying to protect books from being burned and ends up in Oxford Castle gaol […]

And the Stars Look Very Different Today

January 11, 2016

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Woke to the news that a Starman was taken away Heard him in my Absolute Beginner days Ziggy Stardust and his Spiders from Mars How Changes mere made throughout his past He sang about Modern Love and China Girl Let’s Dance he said, how we did twirl Is there Life on Mars he wanted to […]

The Original Starman

January 11, 2016

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I awoke this morning in a daze and hazily looked at a text from an eccentric friend I have and was shocked to what he had sent me. It said that David Bowie had ‘gone’ and my mind spun at that. What did he mean? Was I in deep sleep and dreaming? Was I still […]

Flowers and Rainbows

January 6, 2016

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*For all in America who want the National Rifle Association wiped from existence and guns along with them that hold no place in a modern, peaceful and civilised society. Read today how one tried to hold back the tide But from the hate he cannot hide From those who wallow in misery and blinkered views […]