Book Shelf – Black Beauty

Black beauty – Anna Sewell Black Beauty, is an 1877 novel by English author Anna Sewell. It was composed in the last years of her life, during which she remained in her house as an invalid. The novel became an immediate best-seller, with Sewell dying just five months after its publication, but having lived longContinue reading “Book Shelf – Black Beauty”

Asterix in Switzerland – Book 16

Asterix in Switzerland – Book 16 Asterix in Switzerland (French: Astérix chez les Helvètes, “Asterix in the land of the Helvetii”) is the sixteenth volume of the Asterix comic book series, by René Goscinny (stories) and Albert Uderzo (illustrations). It was originally serialized in Pilote magazine issues 557–578 in 1970 and translated into English inContinue reading “Asterix in Switzerland – Book 16”

Feast of Our lady of Mount Carmel – July 16

Our Lady of Mount Carmel The feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, is celebrated  on July 16. It was first instituted in the late 14th century in commemoration of the approval of the rule of the Carmelite Order a hundred years earlier. According to legend, a religious community was established even before the timeContinue reading “Feast of Our lady of Mount Carmel – July 16”

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