Monthly Archives: May, 2016

Link Love (2016-05-28)

Weekly Puppy Thought-provoking “Here’s the deal. I don’t care about bookstores. I care about writers. In fact, readers should care about writers more than bookstores because no writers? Well no real point in bookstores now is there? Because if a bookstore has no inventory, no point to its existence, so I feel we are wise to care …

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Link Love (2016-05-21)

Thought-provoking “Across Sweden, only around 1% of employees work more than 50 hours a week, one of the lowest rates in the OECD, where 13% is the average. By law, Swedes are given 25 vacation days, while many large firms typically offer even more. Parents get 480 days of paid parental leave to split between …

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Cure by Jo Marchant

It’s lucky I read Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body by Jo Marchant* as an e-book, because I probably would’ve used an entire highlighter if I had been reading a physical copy. Cure is fascinating, insightful, thought-provoking and I kept sharing facts and insights with everyone who was within earshot of me. Marchant is …

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Quick Reads May 2016

Usually I sort my reviews in chronological order based upon when I read them. This time however I am letting two excellent book “skip the line”. I have published full reviews on both of them on the blog, and I highly recommend you check them out. Reviews How to Communicate Like a Buddhist by Cynthia Kane*: …

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Link Love (2016-05-14)

Weekly Puppy   Last weeks haircut was in preparation for the ‘Pet Portrait’ photo-shoot held at our local MAXI ZOO IRELAND last Saturday. We all had a wonderful time. Many thanks to FromMe2You Gift Card ‪#‎FromMe2You‬ ‪#‎MaxiZoo‬ Thought-provoking What Happens When Inmates in Solitary Confinement Blow the Whistle on Their Abuse? – VICE “Copenhagen is known as a cyclist paradise, …

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Link Love (2016-05-07)

Weekly Puppy   Thought-provoking A New Golden Age Part III: The Basic Income Guarantee – Los Angeles Review of Books “And then, in the darkness, my thoughts turn to the first Thanksgiving.  For the Puritans, a true day of Thanksgiving was a day of fasting; of recognizing the horrors that have been endured, of offering …

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Love Sick by Cory Martin (Interview + Review)

This week is an extra special treat. Not only was I able to review an Advanced Reader’s Copy of Love Sick by Cory Martin (through Netgalley), she also offered to take part in an interview about her new memoir and her experience with MS (Multiple Sclerosis). You can read more about MS at the end of the …

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