Kushiel’s Legacy – Jacqueline Carey


The land of Terre d’Ange is a place of unsurpassing beauty and grace. It is said that angels found the land beautiful and its people welcoming and it was here that Elu and those angels who came from heaven to walk with him made their home in ages past.  The ensuing race, the D’Angelines, that…

Happy Birthday Charlotte Bronte


Writer Charlotte Brontë was born on this day, April 21, 1816, in Thornton, Yorkshire, England.  She was supposedly the most outspoken and ambitious of the Brontës, which was unusual for a woman of her time and background. In fact Charlotte was raised in a strict Anglican home by her clergyman father and a religious aunt…

Easter Holidays or the Apocalypse?


Think you’ve had a rough day – well come on in let’s chat! Now I know people are supposed to be excited about the idea of holidays especially those special days called ‘public holidays’, me I’m not convinced they’re such a good thing.  Routines are put out and plans are fouled with the inclusion of…

Aftermath


First up I would like to thank everyone who sent their good wishes and prayers not just to me but to all those who were in the path of Cyclone Ita.  It meant a great deal and really illustrated just how connected the world can be when we choose.  Things appeared quite bleak on Friday, especially…

Cyclone Ita Update


As promised I’m here to give the latest update on the monster storm that is due to hit the coast in just under an hour.  The storm system has intensified and is now on definite collision course with Cooktown and the surrounding areas. We are expecting a storm surge along the coast of up to 2…