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Our 11-Year-Old Granddaughter Loves…

The Giver “The Giver is a 1993 American young adult dystopian novel by Lois Lowry. It is set in a society which at first appears to be utopian but is revealed to be dystopian as the story progresses. The novel … Continue reading

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Initiation into Spiritual Behaviour

How To Know Higher Worlds The text for this book was written over 100 years ago. Then it was known as Knowledge of the Higher Words and Its Attainment. What Steiner discusses here is as applicable now as it was … Continue reading

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A Return to the Scene of the Crime

The Assassination of Marilyn Monroe Reading this book is like watching Oliver Stone’s JFK. There were just so many people with axes to grind in 1962 that it seems that MM died as a result of too many ‘irons’ in … Continue reading

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The Hundred Acre Wood is on Fire!

Ashdown Forest When a part of your childhood goes up in smoke, a big hole is burned in your soul. God bless us, every one…

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The Crystal Maze?

Entering the Castle Caroline Myss is a renowned author, intuitive healer, “motivational teacher and popular theologian [who] has created a transcendent work of unique insight and revelation in Entering the Castle. A highly original inner path to self-knowledge, the Castle is also … Continue reading

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Recruiting a Spy

Hook Just let me say from the outset that I am not reviewing Len Deighton’s trilogy here, although I could because it is an excellent way to tell a story. In the first and second books, he presented the story … Continue reading

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The Transition from This Life to the Next

Hamish Miller: A Life Divined As you may remember, I’d reviewed a wee book written by Hamish Miller previously on these pages. Hamish also co-authored three other books about energy lines: The Sun and the Serpent with Paul Broadhurst; The Dance of the … Continue reading

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2016 And All That

1066 + 950 Years I was reading an analysis of Donald Trump this morning and was impressed with the way the article was written. I immediately was reminded of this spoof history book published in 1930. “It’s so easy to … Continue reading

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On Location with “Anne with an E”

Green Gables (but not as we remember it) These days, if you want to portray a part of Canada in the 1890’s, you need to film in Ontario. It turns out that some of the country in and around Millbrook, … Continue reading

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A Humble Perspective

Spirits That Come For A Human Experience This is the 2007 follow-up book to Jamie Best’s Fountain booklet, The Naked Heart. When I contacted Jamie via Facebook in August, he told me about it. He offered to let me read a … Continue reading

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