Monthly Archives: January 2011
Here’s a decent little list – the top 10 childhood memoirs from yesterday’s Guardian. I’ve read Boy by Roald Dahl and Bad Blood by Lorna Sage. Bad Blood is a fine, fine book – certainly one of the best memoirs I have read and I’ve read a lot of them. From the list, I would [...]
They’re back! Three more literary charades – we act out the book and you guess the title. Please don’t post the answers as comments. These are just for fun.
The punishing cold of the upcoming New Zealand winter has Auckland residents heading to the city’s libraries to catch 40 winks among the well heated stacks. I can’t even imagine what their Starbucks look like if this is the trend at libraries. The Herald reports.
Visit: MeTee.com Support this Youtube channel and Design & Publish a T-Shirt using the link above. This channel is brought to you by MeTee T-Shirts: T-shirt Design in Seconds & Free Shipping Worldwide. – Thursday August 18 2011 10:39 pm www.foxnews.com Helen Beatrix Potter (28 July 1866 — 22 December 1943) was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist best known for her imaginative children’s books featuring animals such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit which celebrated the British landscape and country life. Born into a privileged Unitarian family, Potter, along with her younger brother, Walter Bertram (1872–1918), grew up with few friends outside her large extended family. Her parents were artistic, interested in nature and enjoyed the countryside. As children, Beatrix and Bertam had numerous small animals as pets which they observed closely and drew endlessly. Summer holidays were spent in Scotland and in the English Lake District where Beatrix developed a love of the natural world which was the subject of her painting from an early age. – Like/Dislike, Comment, Favorite and share on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ share to get the word out on this video. Signup for the Daily News Email Subscription: tinyurl.com If you are interested in becoming a channel sponsor for $1/day for 30 days send a Youtube Private Message letting me know.
I’m native to Mississippi, but I am in love with Louisiana. I associate it with mysterious swamplands and sprawling cyprus trees dripping Spanish moss, peopled with an Acadian culture marked by fierce independence and a shared multi-cultural heritage. To me it’s one of the most romantic, beautiful and fascinating places on earth. I’ve been to [...]