Monthly Archives: July 2015

God Help the Child:

I have always loved reading books about children or young women in England during WWII. It is my generation, and my story is recognizably part of┬áthe world it describes, though less dramatic (I was only 5 when the war in … Continue reading

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Galileo’s daughter

Cliques in the Vatican. Personal animosities. Prejudice passing as certain truth. I’m talking about the 1600s, not the present day, though. Clearly things change very slowly in the Vatican, and not at all in human relationships, with our love of … Continue reading

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