REVIEW: THE BEDLAM STACKS

Pulley creates details with such ease that the reader quickly accepts the ethereal beauty of the deep Andean forest. And she does so while keeping one foot in the reality of colonialism, missionaries, Victorian exploration and commerce. The reader will relish slowly absorbing the magic of The Bedlam Stacks.

Top Ten Things Books Made Me Want To Learn

Top Ten Things Books Have Made Me Want To Do or Learn About After Reading Them (I only have time to write about three today) Horseracing I was always pretty good with horses. After reading Seabiscuit, I became a little bit obsessed. I learned so much about bugboys and claiming races. I visited my family’s county…

DAY TWO (cont’d): Edinburgh

After a lovely stop for lunch at Canonsgate Arms, we walked (trekked, as it turned out) to the Royal Botanical Gardens.  The walk was through a very cool part of town.  When we reached the gardens themselves, I asked a very helpful man named Neil if there was anything in particular I should see regarding…

Finding a Quiet Corner in London

After some very refreshing tea at the Orangery, we took a stroll through Hyde Park and went to Harrod’s (see my previous post).  We then headed off to see Wellington’s Arch.   We intended to climb it but for some reason it was closed. Underground station tile So we went over to the Tate Britain…

Article/ Interview in Connect Savannah: For All The Tea in China

My interview with Sarah Rose, author of FOR ALL THE TEA IN CHINA appears in this week’s Connect Savannah. Many thanks to Sarah Rose for her willingness to speak with me, and to editor Jim Morekis for including this and many articles on books and literature in his publication.  And thanks to all those at…

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