Book Review | Forget Russia

One cannot read Forget Russia without being affected by the stories told of people who suffered from abject poverty and food scarcity, shattered dreams, even death in the Soviet Union in the early part of the 20th century. Affected me it did, for author L. Bordetsky-Williams has indeed painted a broad canvas of bleakness, sorrow, … Continue reading Book Review | Forget Russia

Gems From My Library | Paddington Abroad

This little book has stood unobtrusively among other books on a shelf for years in the Young Readers section of our home library. As I removed the books and laid them out on a table for cataloguing, it caught my attention. It looks antique. The light yellowish pages and the date of this edition (1974) … Continue reading Gems From My Library | Paddington Abroad

Review | Agatha Christie: 100 Years of Poirot and Miss Marple (Channel 5 Documentary)

The 100th anniversary of Agatha Christie’s first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles - the book that introduced Hercule Poirot to the world - is being commemorated this year (2020) in more ways than one. Sophie Hannah’s new Poirot novel, The Killings at Kingfisher Hill, has been released and the big screen launch of Death … Continue reading Review | Agatha Christie: 100 Years of Poirot and Miss Marple (Channel 5 Documentary)

Book Review | The Red-Haired Archaeologist Digs Israel

I cannot recall if I’ve read any book at all about archaeological digs or finds. I might have read magazines on specific sites. My lack of recall may have been due to the subject itself, which for most of my life has seemed to me to be totally dull and uninspiring. So why did I … Continue reading Book Review | The Red-Haired Archaeologist Digs Israel

Book Review | The Healing Power of God: A Biblical Embrace of the Supernatural…Today

You believe in a supernatural God who does miracles as He did in the Bible because you have gone through a spiritual rebirth that can only be described as supernatural. But for most of your life you have not felt the supernatural power at work in your life, which manifests in miracles and healings. If … Continue reading Book Review | The Healing Power of God: A Biblical Embrace of the Supernatural…Today