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For the Love of Bookstores and Books

Bookstores are comforting. To me, it doesn’t even matter what kind. Whether it’s the commercially-run stores with hordes of tweens trampling one another to get to the section piled high with “50 Shades of Grey” or the charming-but-tiny neighbourhood shops, … Continue reading

21. September 2012 by Zye
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“Too Many Cooks” and Nero Wolfe

I grew up on murder-mystery books, starting with the hardbound Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys series back in grade school. Then when I was in High School, I discovered Perry Mason, Hercule Poirot, Miss Jane Marple and in college, the … Continue reading

31. August 2012 by Zye
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Arthur and His Knights Ate – Medieval Cooking

Way before Roger Federer posed for the Disney Portraits and Celine Dion sang “The Prayer” for the animated movie Camelot, the legends on the famous King Arthur and his infamous  Knights of the Round Table already held a certain fascination … Continue reading

07. June 2012 by Zye
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