Tag Archives: United States

Book Reading Challenge: Book No. 24

My husband and I are returning for a brief visit to Cambodia, as we make our way to Laos and tour through Vietnam, so I thought I would commit a couple of posts between now and when we leave to … Continue reading

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Book Reading Challenge: Book No.21

“Brianna Breathes Easy”  A story about Asthma by Virginia Knoll and illustrated by Jayoung Cho I am ashamed to say I was meant to post this over 2 weeks ago when we celebrated Asthma awareness week here in New Zealand, … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt: Colour only my Soul can understand

I have just joined “The Writers Magazine” and received my first copy online.  I came across this interesting article and while I am not one to just write-up a post straight off the cuff as I am doing now, nor am I … Continue reading

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Book Reading Challenge: Book 11

“The Life cycle of the Pukeko” Written by Betty Brownlie and illustrated with colourful full-page photographs this is a lovely introduction to one of New Zealands native birds.  This educational book explains in simple clear text where they originated from, how … Continue reading

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