Specially for All Saints Eve, Grace Elliot posts about cats and the possessed, some of the folklore surrounding our feline friends.
Added by Grace Elliot on October 31, 2010 at 1:34pm — No Comments
Grace Elliot recounts the moving story of one man and his cat.
After Henry Mc Neish survived Shackleton's ill fated expedition ot the Antarctic on board the Endurance, all he could say was 'Shackleton shot my cat!'
Read full extraordinary story of devotion and survival at:
Added by Grace Elliot on October 24, 2010 at 10:49am — No Comments
Author of 'Far Into Yesterday' Verna Clay, is guest blogging today at my blog.
A moving blog about childhood pets - be prepared with tissues at the ready.
Added by Grace Elliot on October 23, 2010 at 8:18am — No Comments
What? Armour for cats?
Yes, you read correctly.
Grace Elliot's latest blog post looks at the work of artist, Jeff de Boer.
A blog no self respecting cat lover will want to miss...follow the link to:…Continue
Added by Grace Elliot on October 17, 2010 at 1:42pm — No Comments
A chatterbox is a person who talks ten to the dozen, and in the 18th century a chatter-basket referred to a prattling child....But chatter-broth?
to find out more visit Grace Elliot's blog at:
Added by Grace Elliot on October 12, 2010 at 11:42am — No Comments
An ailurophobe is a person with 'an irrational fear or hatred of cats.'
Great ailurophobes from history include; Alexander the Great, Ghengis Khan, Julius Caesar and William Shakespeare.
But perhaps the most interesting ailurophobe was the French Emperor whose fear of felines led him to...well for the story follow the link to Grace Elliot's blog.…Continue
Added by Grace Elliot on October 9, 2010 at 5:15pm — No Comments
How often have you uttered, 'Daylight robbery!' under your breath when paying for a shamelessly overpriced, but essential item. But if you stop to reflect on where this saying comes from, you will be surprised to learn its not as obvious as it might seem.
To find out more, follow the link to Grace Elliot's blog.…Continue
Added by Grace Elliot on October 5, 2010 at 6:22am — No Comments
Author of recenlty released, 'Secrets of Eden', Leslie DuBois blogs about her unusual, for a black teenager growing up in a poor neighbourhood, love of historical fiction. She ponders on the lack of black characters in this genre and how it eventually inspired her to become a writer herself.
Leslie posting can be found at:…Continue
Added by Grace Elliot on October 2, 2010 at 2:54pm — No Comments