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The Enrichment of Life

I quite enjoy putting papers which I wrote for others to read.  This was an example essay in which I had to give a speech.  I gave my speech and did a good job.  1,828 more words

Musings In My Life

The Wonder of Wonderful Books: by Katya Scewczuk

Books, books, books. Ever since I was a young girl books have been a huge part of my life. I didn’t have many friends when I was young, so the characters in books became my friends and took me on all kinds of adventures. 1,248 more words

Home Schooling Ideas

At Hawthorn Time: Melissa Harrison

Imagine Robert Macfarlane’s The Old Ways, turned into a novel. British nature features in At Hawthorn Time as a character, as London does for Dickens. Disappearing and forgotten paths weave through the book, and those who remember or sense them often seem to be out of time. 278 more words


Poetry Chain Day 1: Found Prose

Dancing with a Curiosity

The day is all alive – like a fair, and the windows have something new to stare at — summoning their gaze inward for a time, their skittling eyes tracking me like white gloves across dustiness. 74 more words

Found Poetry

Victorian Summer: A Reading List

In the past couple of weeks I have read a lot of Victorian era poetry and I’m loving me that Matthew Arnold.  Being surrounded by this Victorian literature however, has reminded me of some of the great books I have on my shelf and haven’t read yet, so I am sharing with you, my Victorian literature summer reading list. 365 more words


David Copperfield

I’m happy to say that I finally finished David Copperfield. It took me a while between a busy couple of months at work and also trying to multitask and read a couple of a books at the same time. 166 more words