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13 Events From This Week in London History

  I’m currently reading The London Book of Days by Peter de Loriol. For my TT this week, I thought I’d give you a quick rundown of some of the things that happened this week in London history. Thirteen Events from London History 1. Nov 24 1434 – There was a...

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Thirteen Holiday Highlights

Hubby and I had an awesome holiday in September and visited the Baltic area along with parts of the Mediterranean. Thirteen Holiday Highlights 1. Visiting St Petersburg, Russia and gawking at some of the many treasures displayed in the palaces and mansions. So many...

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13 Facts Learned from Eavesdropping on Jane Austen’s England

I’m currently reading Eavesdropping on Jane Austen’s England, How Our Ancestors Lived Two Centuries Ago by Roy & Lesley Adkins. While the title mentions Jane Austen and there are excerpts from her correspondence, this book really deals with birth, life and death...

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13 Destinations in My Future

Hubby and I are counting the days until our holiday, which starts in about seven weeks. Here are some of the places we intend to visit. Thirteen Places We Will Visit 1. Southampton, England 2. London 3. St. Petersburg, Russia 4. Copenhagen, Denmark 5. Oslo, Norway 6....

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13 Types of Citrus Fruit

Citrus fruits originated in the tropical and sub-tropical regions of Asia. They are acidic and the seeds of the fruit are covered with juicy yet bitter fruit segments. They range in color from bright yellow to orange and green. They’re good for us and delicious to...

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13 Nautical Sayings in Common Usage

Before I get to my TT today – two public service notices! 1. The Covergasm contest closes on 13 June. I’m giving away a $10 Amazon GC. All you need to do is comment on my post, which is here. You can also enter the Grand prize draw and win a larger Amazon gift...

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13 Things About Gemini

I picked up a copy of Everyday Astrology for a better life by Sasha Fenton at the library. Astrology always fascinates me, and I find it can be very helpful when “designing” characters. Thirteen Characteristics of a Gemini 1. The Sun sign Gemini belongs to those who...

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Thirteen Strange Allergies

Many of our discussions this week have centered around allergies since our poor puppy has been very miserable with a mystery allergy. I thought allergies would make a good topic for my TT this week. Thirteen Strange Allergies 1. Money allergy – some people are...

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Thirteen Possible Hero Names

I’m currently rereading an older book that I’ve received the rights back for, and I’m updating/amending as necessary. As I do this, I’m also percolating the second book in the series. One of my weird writer ticks is that I can’t start writing until I settle on my main...

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