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Cat Blue
Girl with Cat (Blue)
by Sam Hawksmoor

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Wallis Giunta
Ottawa Music & Beyond Fest 2018
Elizabeth Schotten Merklinger

Ottawa chamber music summers have become quite famous and now attract throngs of music lovers to the shores of the Rideau River.
The Ghost of Henry Miller
Eric D. Lehman

This is the fruit of solitude, the true travel. An hour passes like a breath.
Here in Greece, gods and heroes walked among us...
When Good Parades Go Bad
Erik R. Trinidad
'It was slowly evident to me that it was a signal for the mob of people to storm the police.'

Pedro Sanchez
Promises - Promises

James Skinner

Everyone wants something from Sr. Pedro Sanchez - how will he keep all those promises to regional leaders - how can he afford them?
Aretha Franklin - 1942 - 2018

James Campion

A tribute to soul legend - Please give a moment of RESPECT

substance abuse
Food Insecurity & Substance Abuse

Patrick Bailey

It is estimated that, in 2016, 42 million individuals experienced food insecurity in the United States. 12.3% of all households that year were considered food insecure

Debt-laden Brits could face crisis – City watchdog alerts
Jimmy Simond

... consumer credit is also growing at a yearly rate of 10pc

Salinger (The Cat) 2006-2018
James Campion

...even on the last day I saw him, he found a moment to walk his way onto my chest and give me that special Salinger kiss. It was cool.
Return of the Tentacled Brain-Sucking, Blood-Drinking Thing
Colin Todhunter
'From bats to geckos, cockroaches to rats, I’ve slept with them all.'

REVIEWS Film & Books
Winter in Johannesburg
- Extract from
'Winter in Johannesburg'
Abigail George

My dad is one of the lucky ones. His voice merges alongside mine like beautiful scraps of material. This is a story about a man but not about any man. It is a story about my father.
A Bagatelle of Maladies
Allen P Cook

It was not that he simply missed her. She was right in front of him. He felt diminished. It was as if he suddenly wanted to go out to Burger King for a 2 for $4 breakfast and the seat next to him was empty.
Oswaldo Jimenez

There’s really no way to prepare for the death of a parent. When it happens, it happens when you least expect it. When it happens, you grieve, but you feel relieved. Guilty, but relieved.

Wild horse stamp
A Beautiful Girl

Jerry Alan

Esteban the artist came from Santiago de Cuba. He was a painter and painted anything that paid. Nobody knew what he liked to paint because he was such a liar ...
Cat Blue
Girl with Cat (Blue)
by Sam Hawksmoor

* Shortlisted for the Rubery Book Award 2018 - Allen Cook review
London doesn't exist. Has never existed. All those who say it does are liars!
The Honest Politician
Jude C Perera

Banu winced, embarrassment could also cause tangible pain. His young protégé was digging her grave quite busily. She had obviously taken his advice from one ear and had spat it out from the other

Life begins somewhere between the fish and the stars - The girl who fled the fire. The boy who crashed the car, and Anya, the girl who could read objects ...

The Road to Unfreedom
by Timothy Snyder

The role of Russia now is to create anarchy, lawlessness, create doubt where there is none, and undermine credibility
Democracy Dies
How Democracies Die
By Steven Levitsky
& Daniel Ziblatt
Stevellie Wheeler review
Can the US, our big brother, really be sliding from democracy to authoritarianism to dictatorship?
Fire and Fury
Inside the White House
by Michael Wolff
Sam North review
you will reel with horror at the paucity of intelligence in American Governance and if you ever thought ‘The Donald’ or Steve Bannon deserved any sympathy – think again. This is all very frightening stuff.

Next book on order:
Everything Trump Touches - Dies
by Rick Wilson

Great fleas have little fleas upon their backs to bite 'em and little fleas have lesser fleas ...ad infinitum - Augustus de Morgan
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