Monthly Archives: March 2016

Dictators in history: Rafael Trujillo

Originally posted on Tim's Blog:
Today, in honour of the fact that Revolution Day is one of my publisher, Crooked Cat’s featured books this week (and available for only 99p/99c!), I thought I would do another in my occasional…

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#atinylife Fire

Originally posted on Stella Hervey Birrell:
Uyeasound Up Helly Aa ? Dark nights and secrets, Words cut short, Explosions of laughter; Bright, half sewn garments Whisked out of sight. Beards bristle, half grown. Charity shops raided, Those size 12 winkle…

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#atinylife Skiving

Originally posted on Stella Hervey Birrell:
Today I have been thinking about…skiving A Scottish word, this, skiving is slacking off when you should be working. As a Scot, but also of Eastern European heritage, I pride myself on a double…

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#atinylife Trapeze

Originally posted on Stella Hervey Birrell:
? Parenthood is a juggling act, they say. But I don’t like that image at all: ? The parent as a clown. An audience giggling. Ready to be amused. Counting how many eggs you…

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The Rape of Africa

Originally posted on Tim's Blog:
Today I’m delighted to welcome Jane Bwye, whose excellent novel, Breath of Africa, is set in her own homeland of Kenya. Jane is here to talk about her fears for future of the African continent, which is…

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