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What if we could learn to ask: Having a bad head day?

Two summers ago, I took an inelegant tumble through the bathroom door, down a step and onto the wood floor.

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Live and let fly

Last weekend I had a close encounter with a small bee. Not a very distinguished specimen, just an ordinary worker

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Thank you, Theresa May!

For any news junkie with an interest in history and politics, watching Sir Tim Barrow deliver the letter to the

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‘Likes’ for Obituaries?

  This blog is going to be very short and far from sweet. And I’d like to know what people

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Latest Book Reviews

Agent to the Stars

  Whenever I’m recommended a darn good yarn by a reliable source, I add it to a special to be

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Carrying Albert Home/Med Albert i Baksätet

  Anyone who enjoyed Forrest Gump is going to relish this unlikely romp by American writer, Homer Hickam. As tall

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The Invisible Wall

Some books leave an indelible mark on the soul. The Invisible Wall by British-born Harry Bernstein is one of them.

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The Two Hotel Francforts

Truth be told, I picked up this gem of a story by American writer, David Leavitt, as my third choice

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