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60th Anniversary of the Treaties of Rome

60th Anniversary of the Treaties of Rome

On 25th March 1957, two treaties were signed in Rome that gave birth to the European Economic Community (EEC) and to European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom): the Treaties of Rome. The signatories of the historic…

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Happy New Year 2017 - This is how the new year was celebrated in 1920s Berlin (video)

Happy 2017!

I’ll be honest, I won’t be sorry to see 2016 go. It was a hard time on so many levels, both personal and otherwise. But the beauty of a new beginning is that we can…


Liebster Award - A Reader's Life (december 2016)

Liebster Award – A Reader’s Life

Yes true, JA Goodsell from The Course of Events Blog nominated me for this award ages ago, but I really wanted to respond the call before the year ends. So here I am, answering her…




Gang Roundup - November 2016 - What's happening around the net involving dieselpunk, 1920s and noir

Gang Roundup – November 2016

  So, who’s doing NaNoWrimo? I am… trying… But in the meantime, I’ve discovered some good stuff to share with you.   Movie Review: Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow When it comes to…


Plotting your novel as a panters - Confession: I’m definitely a planner after I’ve written the first draft, but before I write it? I’m an hopeless pantser

Plotting Your Novel as a Pantser

And so, it’s that time of the year again. November. Which means: NaNoWriMo! I’ve been taking part in NaNo almost every year since 2005 (I just skipped a couple of years), and still every year…


Olympic Games Rio 2016. See you in Tokyo

And so the Olympic Games are over. I’m always a bit melanchonic when the Closing Ceremony comes. Don’t you feel a little sad when the fire dies in that caudron? But then, as all good…



Liebster Award – July 2016

Barb of the Gallimaufry nominated me for the Liebster Award soon after the AtoZ Challenge. As always, I’m a very slow replier, but see Barb? I’m here at last. Receiving an award from a fellow…



Building and author site - 4 options - How to organise your author site and what to take into account when making a decision about it

Sarah Zama Official Website… Oh my!

  Yeah, I know, I created an official website last February, before I launched my book, but honestly, that was never the website I wanted. Here’s the story: I love my blog. I really do….


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