The Pursuit of Poetry (by Jennifer Compton)   It’s later afternoon.  It’s always later afternoon. Pick up all you want to carry.  Walk out the door. Walk towards the setting sun.  It’s very importan to walk towards the setting sun.  Of course it means turning away from all the people you are leaving with cold …

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ok… the boys are back from their tour and the house smells of sport kits wore for two weeks and occasionally washed in a sink… if you catch my drift… but you know what? I don’t care. I’m happy they’re home, I’m happy they’ve had a fabulous time and saw some of the world out …

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Emmeline (by Judith Rossiter) A laugh a minute it ain’t, but I really enjoyed reading it. The story is a fictionalized account of the life of Emeline Bachelder Gurney. Both anecdotal and documented evidence have been found about Gurney’s life. Emmeline is 13 and when her farming family in Maine falls into hard times she is …

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Breakfast… Tuileries Gardens and amusement park with big the wheel and unforgettable views Le Louvre Musee d’Orsay Tour Eiffel Sacre Coeur After lunch: Pere Lachaise Cemetery (Oscar Wild was also buried there, but his tomb was covered in plexiglass because people kept leaving messages/graffity etc. so hard to take a decent pic) Atelier du Lumières, …

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