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All That Remains…

I finished reading Kazuo Ishiguro’s “The Remains of the Day” yesterday as part of my Reading England Project. I had heard enough of this book and again the fact that this was a Booker Prize winner put me on the guard! But seems like recent events seem to be turning my view on Booker Prize… Continue reading All That Remains…

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Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs….

I know! I know! It’s been far too long that I have been away! The leaves have fallen from the trees and children have grown old and all that! (Yes! I know I am indulging in simple bombastic melodrama, including the blog title) But I have been again on a mini blogging hiatus, simply because… Continue reading Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs….

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About Seven Sisters from Ireland…

I am sure we all have read some books that keep stay with you long after you have finished reading it. They surround you, filter your thoughts and makes you want to sit and go over all of it again; as if unravelling a multitude of wrappings until you reach the very core and as… Continue reading About Seven Sisters from Ireland…

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The Girl and The Inn Keeper and Cornwall

“Jamaica Inn” was part of my December reading event for Goodreads Women’s Classic Literature Enthusiasts. I already was extremely disappointed with “Rebecca” by Daphne Du Maurier and I had hoped that since my opinion of her work was based on only one book, I should keep an open mind and re-read this one. The book… Continue reading The Girl and The Inn Keeper and Cornwall

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A Musical Lyrical 2015

Happy New Year Everyone!! Here’s wishing you all a wonderful, prosperous and peaceful 2015, surrounded by everything and everyone you love!! Ring in the new!! Just so that we have some fun on this first day of the year, I break away from tradition and not post about books and poems and such like. Instead I… Continue reading A Musical Lyrical 2015