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mary-wilkinson's picture
Jul.30.2010
If I decided to take all my clothes off and stand naked at the window so that passers-by on this country road would perhaps glimpse me and in turn,...
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Jul.31.2010
When I choose to be alone I listen to Bach. Bach guarantees an immediate exodus from the kitchen to leave me with two dogs and a large bag of flour ...
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Aug.02.2010
Another night of mist has befallen this house and for all the world we could be shipwrecked and cast out into the whim of the sea and nothing there ...
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Aug.05.2010
The heather in the bog at the back of the house is coming into its own these days and yet could go unnoticed because of the dreary grey that prevails...
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Aug.08.2010
I avoided the attic all Summer long and today decided that I had to face the chaos that prevailed within the eaves of this house. Too often I threw...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Aug.10.2010
There has to be some significance to this tale. The arrival home from town this afternoon, to find a large bag of pegs on the blue tiled table top in...
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Aug.12.2010
...and I come to contemplate on this day and the first sound that comes to me is the rustle of tall reeds by the road where I walked and how the...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Aug.19.2010
A whiff of Autumn lurks in the air like the gravedigger's shadow stretched across the undug soil thick with brown daisies, blotches of disillusioned ...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Aug.20.2010
A shock of  black seagulls form a wave over this house and beneath the blue grey sky they delight my keen and hungry eye. Bones of sea bass and...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Sep.01.2010
The Fuschia hedge droops. Pregnant with Summer or what is left of it and the days take on a golden, slow pace that come with this time of year and...
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annette-dunlea's picture
Mar.11.2010
Engineering Books on Engineering:Mechanical Engineering Principles by John Bird BSc Electrical Engineering: Know It All (Newnes Know It All) by Clive...
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Mar.26.2010
My Book Recommendation: Solar•03/26/2010 • Leave a Comment Title: SolarAuthor:  Ian McEwan Hardcover: 304 pages Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd (18 Mar...
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Apr.27.2009
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1.  Best part about living in Bogotá: everyone here understands perfectly that lime and salt make everything better, and I do mean everything, from...
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May.17.2009
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1. Dismantling things to build new things out of the old parts. 2. Underlining in pencil. 3. When my brother wakes me up by wandering into my room in...
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Mar.25.2010
Philip Larkin, the ‘hermit of Hull’, is in my opinion the finest poet of the last century. The likelihood of a new Philip Larkin emerging is...
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peace-mitchell's picture
May.11.2009
Our manuscript "What I wish I knew before I became a mother' has now been sent to be published! This book is co-authored with my sister Katy...
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Jul.16.2012
    27 degrees at 9 30 in the morning in my western burb of Montreal, I set off early to Ste Anne de Bellevue''s farmer's market to buy...
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maureen-mcdole's picture
Jun.10.2009
“But, soft! What light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.” -William Shakespeare I have been in love with the same...
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Jul.03.2009
A Few Days Off and a Great Review I am having a few days off from blogging, only because I will be appearing at the Submarine Festival at Groton CT...
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Red Room Blogs banner photograph (at the top of the page) is of writer Ernest Hemingway with Lady Duff Twysden, Hadley Hemingway, and three unidentified people at a cafe in Pamplona, Spain, during the Fiesta of San Fermin in July 1925; photograph used courtesy of the Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.