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Discovering #Birmingham: Travelling Back In Time via Tolkien Trail

“It’s a beautiful day outside. Let’s go somewhere,” I said to my better half. “Is there anywhere in Birmingham we have not been yet?” “Of course, there is,” John replied, “south of Birmingham.” Of course. We live in the north … Continue reading

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#Auschwitz: a Harrowing Historical Reminder of the Horror of the War and Human Cruelty 

Over the years, I have watched quite a few films and documentaries about this horrific concentration camp which killed more than a million people, both Jews and other prisoners transported there from all over Europe. So when we decided to … Continue reading

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Author Dialogue 3: Meeting Mysterious, Melancholy, Multi-Published James Thompson

I’m not sure how mysterious I am. I suppose I have a tendency toward being melancholy and taciturn. I’m fairly quiet most of the time, unless a subject comes up that I feel strongly about. I tend to be aloof. … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre – Simple Love

  “My eyes passed all other objects to rest on those most remote, the blue peaks. It was those I longed to surmount; all within their boundary of rock and heath seemed prison-ground, exile limits. I traced the white road … Continue reading

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