Book Review – Starting Out In The Evening by Brian Morton

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Book Review – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that if you click the link and purchase an item, I’ll earn a commission at no extra cost to you Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the eighth instalment in the iconic series, takes place 19 years after the plot of Deathly Hallows.  When JK Rowling announced…

Book Review – Still Life by Louise Penny

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A small log cabin stood in the centre of a clearing, surrounded on three sides by a wall of trees. A stone chimney poked out from the slanted roof blowing smoke from an unseen fire in the hearth; the scent of smoked ham wafted through the air as the hickory wood burned. A small worn…

Timbuktu

When travelling to Timbuktu, Watch out for the power of voodoo; With a wave of a hand, and a wordy command; You might end up in Peru

Rain

There’s a lot of rain, In the country of Spain; Or is it written, about the country of Britain? Ugh, now I have a migraine.

Poem

There once was a lady from France, Who wanted to tap dance; But whenever she tried, She would commit homicide, That lady of très élégance!

Limerick #4

There was an old woman from Berlin, Who had a mighty big chin; Whenever she lied, It grew more undignified; It kept growing much to her chagrin.

The fellow from Andorra

There was a young fellow from Andorra, Who had an interest in flora; Sunflowers and sweet alyssum, Everyone wanted to kiss ‘im; The man wearing a fedora.

Franglais

Je suis tired, Je ne sens inspired; Je parle le franglish, un mélange de français et d’English; I am fatigué, I do not feel inspiré; I speak franglais, a mixture of french and anglais