Twelve books of Christmas

During the twelve days of Christmas, I will recommend a Christmas-themed book a day.The first one is another parody by our author friend, Nikola Misovic! Christmas Adventure Story: Santa Claus And Rasputin’s Grail On Christmas Eve, Santa Claus must steal a very special item from his wife to give a good girl the present sheContinue reading “Twelve books of Christmas”

Jane Austen’s best-known quotes

Jane Austen, born on December 16th, 1775, mostly wrote about young women from the respectably impoverished middle-class, just like her, who were faced with the dilemma: getting married for money or love? Alas, women had limited choices in the Regency era, and securing a wealthy husband was the most prudent economic decision a woman couldContinue reading “Jane Austen’s best-known quotes”

Christmas Spirit with Emily Dickinson

Well, we all had many reasons to complain this year. And I won’t say anything about it since complaining never did anyone any good. However, that is reason enough to get into the holiday spirit somewhat earlier. Festive reds, whites, and greens. The aroma of mulled wine, cinnamon, and nutmeg. A cozy armchair by theContinue reading “Christmas Spirit with Emily Dickinson”