Tuesday, 7 June 2016

10 points to consider about Brexit and the EU Referendum

Nick Jones
Nick Jones says “"In short, the idea of leaving the EU is somewhere between bat-shit crazy and economic suicide." ”
www.andywilliamson.com — OK, so about this referendum thing. You know, to Brexit. Or Not. We're about to be inundated with a lot of pointless noise. If the pre-whining is anything to

Andrea Zuvich on Twitter

Anna Belfrage
Anna Belfrage says “Love the way mum & dad show up in the mirror on this painting!”
twitter.com — “Diego Velázquez, major Spanish #Baroque artist, died August 6, 1660. "Las Meninas", 1656-57. Museo del Prado #C17”

Hail the conquering hero

Anna Belfrage
Anna Belfrage says “Meet the man responsible for making June 6 Sweden's National Day. Our very own 16th century hero, Gustav Vasa”
annabelfrage.wordpress.com — On June 6, 1523, Gustav Eriksson Vasa entered Stockholm after having freed Sweden from the yoke of Danish oppression. At last the sacrifices made by those who’d fought the Danes and lost it a…

The rise of modern witches

AntrimCycle says “Sisters of the Equinox the modern witches of Australia -”
www.dailymail.co.uk — Once thought to only exist in fairy tales, witches are back, with many young women forming covens to meet under the moonlight, cast spells, read tarot cards and have been known to scare men.

Twenty Hours in a Room With Richard Wagner

AntrimCycle says “Twenty Hours in a Room With Richard Wagner -”
freebeacon.com — Last year, I had the good fortune to travel to Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany, a place that illustrates Richard Wagner’s kingly stature in that country. The castle was built between 1869 and 1886

Special Preview Blog: Book Four Prologue

Eli Kale
Eli Kale says “You can read the Prologue from my WIP for free here: "It was riveting and very descriptive."”
Friends, I hope this post finds you well and in good spirits! I have something special for you today, and I think it’s something you will like. I recently finished the rough …

Interview: Elaine Chissick - Bookshop Bistro

Tanya Jones
Tanya Jones says “Interview: Elaine Chissick - Bookshop Bistro”
Elaine Chissick is a Yorkshire-born, cat-loving, romance-writing author who is currently working on her third book. Her first, Willing and Able, is a true story of the adoption pro…

What’s in a Name?

Ann Marie Thomas
Ann Marie Thomas says “What’s in a Name? | The Write Route ”
The other day I was listening to the radio and the song “A Boy Named Sue” by Johnny Cash came on.  It quite funny as it stands, and tells an interesting story.  It also made me thi…


Janet P. Reedman
Janet P. Reedman says “THE RED KING–WILLIAM RUFUS”
Amidst the spreading Oaks of the New Forest stands a solitary stone, once ten foot high with a ball on top, now truncated and protected from vandals.  Known as the Rufus Stone, it …