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  • My First Blog Post

    July 17, 2019 by

    Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.

  • The Shiralee

    October 30, 2019 by

    by D’arcy Niland This is an Australian classic, published in 1955, but set during the Great Depression of the 1930s, when many men roamed the countryside on foot looking for work. The book is about a man who finds himself caring for his 4-year old daughter on the road. He resents the fact that she… Read more

  • The Best Short Stories by Rudyard Kipling

    October 30, 2019 by

    I remember enjoying several novels by Rudyard Kipling (especially Kim) years ago, so was interested to read his short stories. This version was put together in 1997, but the stories were originally published in other collections between 1891 and 1904. I was quite disappointed – many of the stories are so out-of-date now as to… Read more

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