Category Archives: Life

What are we not doing closer to home?

I came across this question in one of the many articles I have been reading about the environment. I can’t remember who said exactly this, but in many places there are similar questions asked. It is easy to look at … Continue reading

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Time to Knuckle Down

We’re almost half way through July and I have about a week left of the school year. This should technically be the time when I can start relaxing and enjoying the school holiday, however this time usually end up being … Continue reading

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Un Plan

Currently at the British Library in London, there is an exhibition on the travels of Thomas Cook and I have attended a few of the talks and discussions in connection with this. The most interesting to me was a couple of … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice

This week is Summer Solstice, one of my least favourite days of the year, because now I know we are moving towards darker times again. I know that for another two months or so, we will still enjoy late light … Continue reading

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Set another goal, dream another dream

‘You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.’ – C.S. Lewis This was a quote I found and put in my Bullet Journal to remind and inspire me when I do my mid-year goal reviews. … Continue reading

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A – Z End

Phew, an other crazy April blogging month is over. Every April 30 I can’t help but feel quite content to go back to my normal, once a week blog schedule. Thinking of all the free time I will create in … Continue reading

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Z – Zoo (London)

My last Dane of the month, this small country has many talented authors and I like how they weave their stories together in very different ways. Earlier this month we met crime writer JUSSI ADLER-OLSEN  and Greenland fan KIM LEINE.     … Continue reading

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Y – Yugoslavia

We are almost at the end of the challenge and today we are travelling to YUGOSLAVIA, a country that because of political decisions no longer exists. THE TIGER’S WIFE by TÉA OBREHT, like the country’s own history is a complicated … Continue reading

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X

This letter has stumped me every year since I started this challenge and even though I made a conscious effort to come up with a book early on for the letter X, I still have yet to find one. If … Continue reading

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W – World

The WORLD would have been a very different place if even just one of the alternative histories explored in WHAT IF – MILITARY HISTORIANS IMAGINE WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN (edited by ROBERT COWLEY) had come true. From a naval battle … Continue reading

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