Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Temptation of Angelique

The Temptation of Angelique by Sergeanne Golon  Once again the magnificent writing skills of Anne and Serge Golon make for a wonderful story of adventure and intrigue set in the New World of the seventeenth century, early pioneering days. From descriptions of … Continue reading

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Japan

  Cherry Blossom Season in Japan is a special time to visit the Land of the Rising Sun: Pink Sakura of Fukushima:  Cherry blossom from wikipedia: My impressions of Japan are of a wonderful vibrant country.   I visited a … Continue reading

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The Son of Enlightenment by Christian Jacq

The Son of Enlightenment by Christian Jacq I enjoyed reading this book and would sing its praises to lovers of music, the theatre, classical music and the culture and life style of eighteenth century Vienna, a different world altogether. The … Continue reading

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Splendours of Russia

Splendours of Russia  flower gardens at St Sergiyev Monastery  Splendours of Russia I once visited Russia and Eastern Europe many years ago. I was excited to visit these places behind the communist curtain. I was also attracted to … Continue reading

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