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Archives for January 2010

on the sparkling beach

I used to be in a writer’s group, about 10 years ago. One fall we decided to have our own little writers’ retreat and rented a suite in a rundown motel in Long Beach. There were eight of us, IIRC, crammed into the two rooms (plus kitchenette) for a long weekend of lots and lots […]

to help a headache

I tend to get the occasional sinus headache, and in the main it seems to be an issue of hydration. Counter-intuitively, headache formulas that include caffeine seem to be the only thing that works. And even better on top of that is a coffee-based beverage, like a mocha. Just opens my head right up again. […]

The Great Game: The Struggle for Empire in Central Asia

author: Peter Hopkirk
name: Elaine
average rating: 4.00
book published: 1990
rating: 3
read at: 2010/01/03
date added: 2010/01/19
shelves: history, non-fiction, politics, religion
review: One of the books recom…