Daily Archives: January 24, 2012

Edgar Awards 2012

The Mystery Writers of America have announced the nominees for the 2012 Edgar Awards. These awards were established in 1946 to recognize writing achievements in the literary genre of mystery and crime. I won’t list all the categories. You can read … Continue reading

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National Year of Reading Launch and Little Poppy Concert

Last Friday marked the official launch of the National Year of Reading 2012 at Springwood Civic Centre. After the official proceeding, there was lots of fun in store for the kids! Along with gorgeous face-painting and balloon swords/animals, musical duo … Continue reading

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Happy 150th Birthday Edith Wharton

Today is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Edith Newbold Jones, better known to the world as Edith Wharton. Born on 24th January 1862 into a well-off family in New York, New York, Edith went on to become one of … Continue reading

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Babies can read too!

This lovely video was shared on Facebook by the National Year of Reading folks. It’s of a baby girl ‘reading’ to her father. The wee one is having a wonderful time pretending to read to her Dad and is so pleased with herself … Continue reading

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