Stephen King

The man in the black coat * Stephen King Short Story

A man in his eighties should be well past the terrors of childhood, but as my infirmities slowly creep up on me, like waves licking closer and closer to some indifferently built castle of sand, that terrible face grows clearer and clearer in my mind’s eye. It glows like a dark star in the constellations… Continue reading The man in the black coat * Stephen King Short Story

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Grief can destroy you—or focus you. * Odd Hours – Dean Koontz Quote

Grief can destroy you—or focus you. You can decide a relationship was all for nothing if it had to end in death, and you alone. Or you can realize that every moment of it had more meaning than you dared to recognize at the time, so much meaning it scared you, so you just lived,… Continue reading Grief can destroy you—or focus you. * Odd Hours – Dean Koontz Quote

Book Reviews

All the things that bothered Napoleon in Animal Farm (George Orwell)

If you haven't done so already, have a look at our full and complete Animal Farm text zone here: The Animal Farm (Complete – Part 1) George Orwell The Animal Farm (Complete – Part 2) – George Orwell The Animal Farm (Complete – Part 3) – George Orwell The Animal Farm (Complete – Last Chapter)… Continue reading All the things that bothered Napoleon in Animal Farm (George Orwell)

Stephen King

L.T.’s Theory of Pets * Stephen King short story

I love a story with a twist. And this one is about a quarreling couple who own a cat and a dog. LT and Lulu got each other the pet they wanted most to celebrate their anniversary together. The problem was that the dog that she got him took to her more than him and… Continue reading L.T.’s Theory of Pets * Stephen King short story

Book Reviews

Cat’s eye by Margaret Atwood

I think I have a new favourite book! Margaret Atwood has this way of talking about relationships between men and women and women and other women that cuts through the surface and presents a raw image of raw emotions (Margaret Atwood -The Blind Assassin, Margaret Atwood - Life before man, The edible woman - Margaret Atwood,The Handmaid's Tale… Continue reading Cat’s eye by Margaret Atwood

Growing Up, Psychology

What does an IQ of less than 105 mean for your child

I've added an article a while back about IQ (Coeficientul de inteligenta - IQ (Romanian)) and another one about EQ (INTELIGENTA EMOTIONALA (Romanian)) (both in Romanian unfortunately for those of you who speak only English 🙂 IQ stands for intelligence quotient. Supposedly, it is a score that tells one how “bright” a person is compared to… Continue reading What does an IQ of less than 105 mean for your child

Detox

How Exercise Affects Your Body Temperature Rhythm

If you want to instantly increase the quality of your sleep, then start an exercise program if you don't exercise already. Exercise helps you sleep better in a number of ways, I'm not even going to mention all the other health benefits! : Exercise will raise your body temperature rhythm, and make your body temperature… Continue reading How Exercise Affects Your Body Temperature Rhythm

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In a lot of ways, I guess Satan was the first superhero * Horns * Joe Hill

“In a lot of ways, I guess Satan was the first superhero.” “Don’t you mean supervillain?” “Nah. Hero, for sure. Think about it. In his first adventure, he took the form of a snake to free two prisoners being held naked in a Third World jungle prison by an all-powerful megalomaniac. At the same time,… Continue reading In a lot of ways, I guess Satan was the first superhero * Horns * Joe Hill