Remembrance Day

Image by Tim Hill - Pixabay In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row... We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders fields. (In Flanders Fields, John McCrae 1872-1918) The vivid blood-red petals of the … Continue reading Remembrance Day

#BookSnapSunday – The Dictionary of Lost Words

"Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary,  how potent … they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them!"  Nathaniel Hawthorne The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams In 1901, the word bondmaid was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday – The Dictionary of Lost Words