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Thorn amongst roses.

Lately there seems to be always more women around than men. It shows up especially at birthday parties. Of course in the age group of people in the range of 65 to 85, many men have carked it.  681 more words

Gerard Oosterman

Ivanhoe, Minnesota

My model railroad of the Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern (DME) has three towns on the lower deck. The first town out of staging and heading in an easterly direction (to the left) is Ivanhoe, Minnesota. 993 more words

DME Model Railroad

The wonders of nature, right here in our collective back yard

Raymond and I were very pleased last night to join with a couple of hundred other people in taking in a presentation by legendary Canadian nature photographers and videographers John and Janet Foster. 689 more words

„Robin Hood“ by Roger Lancelyn Green – Book Review (without spoilers)

Roger Lancelyn Green is a wonderful author of the 20th century. He gathered many original sources of tales and myths and then turned these into an easy-to-read, „chronological“ format to bring these old stories to the young and old alike. 660 more words

Book Review

ARCHITECTURE: Australian architect turns living room into street view

IN A time where people open up to countless strangers through social media every day, it is interesting that exposing your living room to passers-by still seems to be a confronting concept. 274 more words


The Discovery of Rebecca

I was eleven when I wrote my first stage adaptation of Sir Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe (a much abridged children’s translation), and even pestered a bunch of classmates into staging it. 432 more words


I Can't Resist A Gas-Blue Bugle-Bead.................Day 3 of 100 Posts

Today is World Book Day and my local supermarket was brimming with literary characters.

The staff had entered into the spirit of the day and I spotted a Goldilocks….(well done to the 6ft tall guy who was sporting gingham dress and flaxen plaits) ….. 693 more words