Category Archives: blogging

Slow reading, slow blogging.

I see it’s been over three months since I posted anything here. It’s also been a while since I updated my “Books Read” list. The latter is because my reading progress has been very slow recently and I’ve been struggling through … Continue reading

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Baghdad Burning by Riverbend (Clashes and Churches).

I’ve now finished reading the first volume of Baghdad Burning, by Riverbend; the blog of an Iraqi woman published in book form. The blog is still available on line at https://riverbendblog.blogspot.com.au/ Whether in book form or the blog itself, I … Continue reading

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Baghdad Burning : Girl Blog from Iraq by Riverbend

Baghdad Burning should be compulsory reading for every US, British and Australian citizen. It clearly describes how those nations helped destroy peoples’ lives and culture, all in the name of family Bush and those nations who followed them based on … Continue reading

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Baghdad Burning

An article in the Guardian, “Top 10 books about the Iraq war”* made me aware of the Baghdad Burning blog: https://riverbendblog.blogspot.com.au/ The blog content has been released in book form, with two volumes. After reading through the first few entries … Continue reading

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300!!!

Since I started my “books read” list in November 2009, I’ve read 298 books (as of today). That means I’m only 2 books away from the triple century milestone and have read an average of 40+ books per year for … Continue reading

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Risky Reading (and blogging)

There are clear risks for a Christian to have a book blog, particularly when the majority of books mentioned (and included on my reading lists) are “secular” books. Now that word “risk” may seem a strange choice – what risk … Continue reading

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Review Policy

I’ve now created a new page where I’ve written my “review policy”. Click on “Review Policy”  at the top of the page.

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Why the Blog Name?

For the opening post on this new blog I’ll reprint the opening post of my original “Out Of Shadows” blog where I explained the name. For the time being, please be patient while I play around with the “look” of … Continue reading

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