Book Shelf – Secret Seven

The Secret Seven Enid Mary Blyton (11 August 1897 – 28 November 1968) was an English children’s writer whose books have been among the world’s best-sellers since the 1930s, selling more than 600 million copies. Blyton’s books are still enormously popular, and have been translated into 90 languages. She wrote on a wide range ofContinue reading “Book Shelf – Secret Seven”

Dog Breed – Japanese Chin

The Japanese Chin, also known as the Japanese Spaniel, is a dog acknowledged for its importance to Japanese nobility. It is also known for its strabismus of the eyes. Being both a lap dog and a companion dog, this toy breed has a distinctive heritage. While most believe that the source breed for the JapaneseContinue reading “Dog Breed – Japanese Chin”

Saint of the Day – 27 September

Saint Vincent de Paul The deathbed confession of a dying servant opened Vincent de Paul’s eyes to the crying spiritual needs of the peasantry of France. This seems to have been a crucial moment in the life of the man from a small farm in Gascony, France, who had become a priest with little moreContinue reading “Saint of the Day – 27 September”

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