Category Archives: music

Venturing into Crime and Fiddle Music

I don’t recall ever being a fan of crime fiction, apart from a short period in my early 20s when I read a few Agatha Christie’s. However I was recently drawn to two British TV series based on crime novels. … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: 3 Books and a Song

The Sewing Circles of Herat by Christina Lamb Christina Lamb is a foreign correspondent with a close relationship to Afghanistan and its people. Long before the current crisis of the west’s longest war-without-end, Lamb was reporting from Afghanistan. During the … Continue reading

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Another three bite the dust

Over the last week I’ve been able to transfer three books from my “Reading Now” list to this year’s list of books read. Rock Bottom (Inspired by God), by Michael Teter is only a short book, but it took me … Continue reading

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