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The Voyage Home.

Our life is a journey we each take and a story which we are constantly telling ¬†ourselves. Our consciousness rebels against a meaningless series of events, tossing us at random and with no purpose or end – “this brief transit … Continue reading

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Uprooted and unwanted

The Settler’s Cookbook, by Yasmin Alibhai Brown, is the story of the thousands of Ugandan Asians who had to leave their homes in the era of Idi Amin, woven together with the life story of this one individual, and her … Continue reading

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Darwinia

“Darwinia”- such an intriguing word. I just read “Darwin’s Pious idea” which was quite a piece of philosophic work, so this book by Robert Charles Wilson caught my eye on the Sci-Fi shelves of the library. Fun read – but … Continue reading

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Easy reads

A week of reading one Dickens novel left me wanting fast and easy! Murder mystery first- Kate Wilhelm’s “Desperate Measures”. Her detective/lawyer, Barbara Holloway is a character to remember, but mostly the mystery is a puzzle. Who could have covered … Continue reading

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