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Zeppelin Raids in WWI London

The first Zeppelin air raid on London took place on June 1, 1915, and despite months of rumor and speculation about a possible German threat from the air, nobody was really prepared. The warning system consisted of policemen blowing whistles in the streets;  there were no effective air defenses. Still, after the enemy dropped about …

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Observations of an experienced Time Traveler

Stephen King noted in his book, On Writing, that there is a mystical sort of loop that is completed when a reader reads an author’s words, almost like inhabiting the same moment of time created by the story, bringing it fully to life. I’m probably not getting that completely right, but I know that when …

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Why romance novels keep me sane

I love Romance novels. And I don’t think I am crazy for saying so. I felt more crazy when all I read was a steady diet of books about great tragedies, and how easily the most seemingly perfect life can unravel with the fall of the smallest domino. Honestly, they gave me nightmares after a …

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