Monthly Archives: May 2012

100 Word Challenge – Week 42

Joining the weekly 100 words challenge for Grown ups. This week the prompt is to use the following words. LIBERTY –  EMPIRE  – APPLE – YELLOW – ENORMOUS They were eager to land and start exploring the delights of the City … Continue reading

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Mass Observation

 The project, founded in 1937 is now housed at the University of Sussex. It provides a valuable insight into the lives of regular people. The original work continued until the late 1950s. The original archive which predominately covers 1937 – … Continue reading

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Nuncio and The Gypsy Girl by Kristin Alexandre, illustrated by Tom Loepp

I really didn’t know what to expect  of this book when I was approached by the author’s publicist for a review. Graphic fiction is not something that I have especially read in the past, but nonetheless, I accepted the offer … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Rob RodenParker

Book Synopsis Join Prince Alorin journey to vanquish evil from the three kingdoms of the continent of Aedaria. To do so, they need the Orbs of Power that give their human hosts incredible powers, but they need to find them … Continue reading

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Family History Through The Alphabet Challenge: A is for….

On the back of the A-Z April Challenge, the lovely folk at Gould Genealogy devised another challenge – Family History Through the Alphabet Challenge. Each week, we work through the letters of the alphabet sharing perhaps an elusive ancestor, a … Continue reading

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Postcard Friendship Friday – Mothers Day

A lovely First World War Mothers Day card. Here in the United Kingdom we celebrated Mothers Day back in March! Submitted as part of Postcard Friendship Friday hosted by The Best Hearts are Crunchy 

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Tea Cup Tuesday – Commemorative V E Day 8th May 1945

Today is the 67th Anniversary of V. E. Day. This mug was produced in Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the event. What I love about this mug is the emotion displays on the faces of the people shown. This … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge – Week 41

Joining the weekly 100 words challenge for Grown ups. This week the prompt is to use this picture titled “Old Bones” Copyrighted to Julia (JFB57) Doning wellington boots, they started walking through the old cemetery. She walked ahead, keen to find … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – Reflections

It’s time for the reflections of the A-Z Blog Challenge! This is the second year I have taken part and for me it was a better challenge. I debated on what to run with as my theme. Last year I … Continue reading

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Sunday Stamps – Liberation

Last week I shared a few stamps linked to ANZAC Day, which is commemorated on 25th April. I have reused those that were my favourites! and you can read that post HERE Commemoration stamps 1935 Here is another favourite. This … Continue reading

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