And we're back

Sorry for the lack of posts. Ugh, I hate it when people write that but it’s been a busy year. But we’re back. Have a blogging schedule and expect posts soon from Cairo, North Carolina and Wales


Diamond Jubilee-ing. Here's where to go

When the Queen celebrated the Diamond Jubilee this past weekend, she became England’s second-longest serving monarch at six decades on the throne with only her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria having served longer at 63 years as queen. During her reign, Queen Elizabeth has outlasted 12 prime ministers, six Roman Catholic Popes and two daughter-in-laws (Diana and Fergie). She has distributed about 90,000 Christmas puddings to staff and made 96 state visits […]


Today in Literary History June 4: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter is published

Georgia author Carson McCullers has her debut novel The Heart is a Lonely Hunter published on this day in 1940. She is just 23 years old when this critically acclaimed debut brings her international recognition, propelling to the forefront of Southern writers. The struggles of deaf mute John Singer is at the centre of the universe in this novel. Mick Kelly, the character McCullers makes her surrogate, is a young […]


My humans in Big Honey Dog (Part 3)

These are excerpts from the Big Honey Dog blog – by Honey the Great Dane, who recounts what her humans did when they went on a Big Flying Machine and flew to visit the faraway place called France. These are their adventures in the French capital… . . . ****** . Before my humans, Hsin-Yi & Paul, went to France, they would sometimes meet French people who would tell them […]