Tag: war and peace

My Very Own Bucket List

Posted February 23, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 0 Comments
My Very Own Bucket List

Most people will probably have heard of a ‘bucket list’ which is essentially a list of things to do before you die. I have been thinking a lot lately about what I have so far accomplished in my life. Since my mum was diagnosed with terminal cancer in October last year, it has become clear to me just how short life is and that you really have to try and […]

Ten Interesting Facts About Books / Writers

Posted February 20, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 0 Comments
Ten Interesting Facts About Books / Writers

Ten Interesting Facts About Books / Writers 1. One out of every eight letters you read is the letter ‘e’. 2. Children’s author Roald Dahl worked as a spy in America during the Second World War. 3. Leo Tolstoy’s book War and Peace is really an epic read, the first published edition consisted of 1,225 pages. Typewriters and printers had not yet been invented when the book was being written […]