Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Most Fascinating Libraries of the World 03 – Bibliotheque Nationale de France

I visited a friend’s blog one day and I was literary blown over by a picture of one of the most fascinating libraries around – Trinity College Library in Dublin, Ireland. It also gave me an idea of a series … Continue reading

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Movie review: Prometheus directed by Ridley Scott

Directed by: Ridley Scott Cast: Elizabeth Shaw: Noomi Rapace David: Michael Fassbender Peter Weyland: Guy Pearce Janek (the captain): Idris Elba Meredith Vickers (the commander): Charlize Theron Fifield: Sean Harris Year: 2012 MPAA rating: R (18+ only) My impressions: If … Continue reading

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Our sweet consolation or devil’s candy?

The summer has come. Have you noticed? The temperatures are high, the sun is shining so many people parade around in t-shirts skirts and shorts, showing off…well, their not very appetizing bodies. To put it blandly, they are FAT. It … Continue reading

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Movie review: Snow White and the Huntsman

Directed by: Bryan Singer Genre: Action/adventure drama Cast: Ravenna: Charlize Theron Snow White: Kristen Stewart The Huntsman: Chris Hemsworth King Magnus: Noah Huntley Finn (Ravenna’s brother) :Sam Spruel Year: 2012 MPAA rating: PG-13 My impressions: In the kingdom of idiocy a … Continue reading

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Review: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy by John le Carre

Book info: Book form: e-pub file Genre: spy thriller with some philosophy Target audience: adults A quote to give you some idea what you are dealing with: “’It is the perfect fix: you see that, don’t you, Toby, really?’ Smiley … Continue reading

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The Most Fascinating Libraries of the World 02 – British Museum King’s Library

I’ve visited a friend’s blog recently and I was literary blown over by a picture of one of the most fascinating libraries around – Trinity College Library in Dublin, Ireland. It also gave me an idea of a series of … Continue reading

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Review: Chasing Midnight (Roaring Twenties series 01) by Susan Krinard

Book info: Book format: paperback, borrowed from my local library Genre: historical paranormal romance Target audience: older YA and adults Synopsis: Allegra Chase was turned into a vampire by her father’s close friend. It was her only chance to live … Continue reading

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Review: Child of the Mist (These Highland Hills 01) by Kathleen Morgan

Format: Kindle e-book Genre: pseudo-historical romance Target audience: hard to say; officially Christian fiction fans, YA and adults but I would rather say nobody who likes intelligent books.  Why I read it? Recently I’ve bought myself a new stainless steel … Continue reading

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The Most Fascinating Libraries of the World 01 – Trinity College Library in Dublin

I’ve visited a friend’s blog recently and I was literary blown over by a picture of one of the most fascinating libraries around – Trinity College Library in Dublin, Ireland. It also gave me an idea of a series of … Continue reading

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Review: Phantom by Jo Nesbo (Harry Hole 09)

Book info: Form: Kindle format Genre: thriller, crime mystery Target audience: adults “My name’s Harry and I come from Hong Kong. Where is she?” The man arched an eyebrow. “The Harry?” “Since it has been one of Norway’s least trendy … Continue reading

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