This book starts in comedy, drives through humour and tragedy, and all the time maturing into a serious social commentary on early 80's recession hit Scotland. The attempt of a group of adolescents to make a bit of pocket money, even if not a living, by setting up a mobile disco business,…Continue
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This week I read about psychological research which proved that three-quarters of our conversations consist of gossip. Other researchers concluded it was more likely to be fourteen per cent. Social psychology isn’t science, it’s a rather sophisticated form of astrology.
Let me come clean: I haven’t inherited this trait. I regularly gossip to my heart’s content. I simply tell the truth. I would like to make it clear that the persons mentioned in this column are disguised.…
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This social drama is set in a small satellite town of Frankfurt, which could be in the domain of just about any western city. The small town is mainly one of middle class streets. There is though, an area called the Park which is made up of low cost, high-rise apartments. This neighbourhood…Continue
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I just reviewed Mountains Beyond Mountains, by Tracy Kidder (READ MORE)
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Come to my blog to check out my review of Congo Dawn, by Jeanette Windle. Ms. Windle's interview is here: http://rachelreadingnthinking.blogspot.com/2013/02/interview-with-jeanette-windle.html
The review and giveaway…Continue
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Okay, I have to admit it. I'm an addict. I thought there could not possibly be another type of social media out there that I was interested in. Wrong. Along came Pinterest!
There are so many pictures of such amazing things. People, places, interests!
I currently have 18 boards and 636 pins. I just started this thing. How is that even possible?
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Is it enough to simply say, "GO AWAY!"? To sport a scowl and possibly let out a low growl in the general direction of others so they'll let you alone? No, one has to be social, it's expected, we all have to work, and at some point relationships come into play, so bring on the libations and let the waxing poetic begin! right...…Continue
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