Tagged: Ravelled and other stories

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Aristocracy: a developing theme

Aristocracy: a developing theme Despite today’s ideas of equality, the Aristocracy still features strongly in literature. Suprisingly, in a number of books published by TSL. For this list, we turn things around adding a...

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Christmas mentions

Christmas reading from TSL – books which mention Christmas for any time of the year. Some come with a warning – they are not the lighthearted reads you might expect about Christmas. visiting Miss...

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At Home

Home is where the heart is. The review below captures the different meanings of home, whilst the second by Yaa Gyasi deals with being ripped apart from what is meant to be a safe,...

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Short Story Preview: Included

Everything else has transformed over time, even Slough. But the old songs are intact in the storage facility. There was one, after Adam died, that I knew I shouldn’t play when I was alone,...

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Taxi … Cab … Uber …

The terms Taxi and Cab are almost synonmous now – there used to be a strong divide: if in the New York it was a yellow taxi and in London a Black Cab. With...

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Rat Plague

Since posting There’s a Rat in the Kitchen, these little creatures have continued to feature in books and blogs. I couldn’t resist sharing this blog where the author changed his attitude from shouting at...

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Short Story Preview: Sky Lady

Eva had been aware, as the date approached, that her mother died in the hospice a few weeks before reaching this particular birthday. And after that, her dad’s heart didn’t bother to last another...

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Christmas reading

In the spirit of Christmas being every day, I thought I would share some of the bits that came across my screen in 2016. I hope you find them inspirational too. Robbie Cheadle‘s 2016...