• Books

    Classic Bedtime Stories by Scott Gustafson

    Classic Bedtime Stories (ISBN 978-1579657604) is the third book of fairy tales by illustrator Scott Gustafson that I bought. Like the first two, Classic Fairy Tales and Classic Storybook Fables, this one is big, bright [...]
  • Books

    Classic Storybook Fables by Scott Gustafson

    I was so spellbound by Scott Gustafson’s Classic Fairy Tales that I immediately ordered two more of his collection of stories. One of them arrived today: Classic Storybook Fables (ISBN: 978-1579657048). It has the same [...]
  • Technology

    The Three Streams

    In April, I blogged why I did not subscribe to Netflix and other streaming services but I acknowledged that in “two years from now, I’ll probably wonder what took me so long to subscribe”. Well, [...]
  • Books

    Classic Fairy Tales by Scott Gustafson

    I am always on the look out for a good book of fairy tales. There are numerous available today but most of them don’t appeal to me with their modern, often cartoony, illustrations. Most of [...]


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Myrren’s Gift by Fiona McIntosh

by Jun Pineda in Books

When I first saw Myrren’s Gift, the first book of The Quickening, in my local bookshop, I did not think it was a fantasy novel. The cover art showing a towering castle in a mountainous [...]



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  • There is a handful of Filipino restaurants in Rome. I reviewed one of them in March, Sarap Restaurant, and now, I would like to talk about Pinoy Fast Food, where I had lunch today. Pinoy [...]
  • So, electronics chain Maplin has announced it will be closing all its branches and even its website. Like many others, I’m saddened by the news. I’ve spent many happy hours walking around branches of Maplin. [...]
  • We’ve had milk, white and dark varieties of popular chocolate Kit Kat, and now we’re about to see pink Kit Kat. I was intrigued to read today that Kit Kat Ruby, as it will be [...]