The Famine Years in North West Donegal

A friend gave me a copy of this lovely book about the Irish Famine. The author, Patrick Campbell, writes about his family who lived in...

Metaphors

"In which a word or a phrase is applied to an object or action that it does not literally apply to in order to imply a resemblance."...

The Map of Knowledge

I'm reading this book about how knowledge was transmitted from the time of the Ancient Greeks, through the Middle East, into Spain with...

Recommended Read: The Writers Map

If you're a writer then you need a map. Not just to plot your story but a map of the world you create in your novel. I recommend you read...

What i'm reading..

Nancy, my daughter bought me some books for my birthday present. The best present! I chose Internment by Samira Ahmed and published by...