Be a Clever Clogs | Jenny Bowen

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Here are some words to make you sound super clever and something you can say to impress your fellow safari goers on your next holiday to Africa. If you are on safari with myself guiding I may test you… Aestivation: The summer equivalent of hibernation, it allows animals to survive hot and arid conditions. Animals seal […]

Thursday Review: Thérèse Raquin – Émile Zola | Ray Noyes

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Zola is one of those authors who, once you encounter one, you must have more. His works are particularly gritty and he was a vocal and savage critic of the politics emerging under Napoleon III. This book is the first of twenty (yes, twenty!) dealing with the Les Rougon-Macquart family during the Second Empire. It […]