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Smugglers Pie By David Lewis Paget
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The leading poem in this collection of twenty two narrative poems won the 2013 Kernewek Lowender Poetry Prize in the Copper Triangle of South Australia. ‘Smugglers Pie’ was the poem, and... More > so many people requested a copy that it was decided to put it out in a small book, complemented with another twenty poems about the sea, in some manner or form. The Kernewek Lowender, for the uninitiated, is the Cornish Festival, held every two years to celebrate the area’s history of copper mining. The theme for this year’s competition was ‘Smugglers and other Sinners’. Each poem in this slight volume is rendered in strict rhyme and metre by South Australian poet David Lewis Paget, well known on writing sites around the internet for his Gothic Narrative Verse. This book would make a nice gift for anyone with a yen for sea stories.< Less
How to Become a Superpower By Rahali Lawali
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Standard Economy, Strong Military And Strong Population [SSS] are the three major factors that determine a superpower regardless of historical era. Looking at the record of super nations through... More > the two side mirrors of history, evidences in the past and the present consider the following nations to be prominent, such as: Egypt, Judah, Saudi Arabia, Greek, China, India, Spain, Australia, Turkey ,Poland, Rome, Portugal, Iraq ,Syria, Sweden, Iran, Great Japan, United Kingdom, Russia, France, Korea, Germany, Ethiopia, Israel, United States Of America ,other factors that help us to determine a superpower include: leadership, justice, education, civilization, national stability, peace and security. Hence, the more factors, the high the chances of becoming a superpower and vice-versa.< Less
Mr. Carttar’s Inquest: A Study of the Inquest Into the Death of Robert Stewart, Lord Castlereagh, 1822 By James Paterson
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Among the most well-known ‘facts’ in British history is that Lord Castlereagh, the foreign secretary, committed suicide on August 12, 1822, by severing his carotid artery with a pen knife... More > at his country residence, North Cray Cottage, near London. The following day, an inquest was held into Castlereagh’s death. Presided over by Mr. Joseph Carttar, Coroner for the Western Division of the County of Kent, the inquest deposed only two witnesses and sent the rest away unexamined. The court’s chief finding was that Castlereagh must have killed himself because no one else could have. This book, the first that has ever been written about Mr. Carttar’s inquest, challenges the idea that Castlereagh committed suicide, showing that from start to finish the inquest was an exercise in manipulation and deceit. Its purpose was to obfuscate the true circumstances of Castlereagh’s death. The author, James Paterson, Ph.D., lives in Sydney, Australia.< Less
Mr. Carttar’s Inquest: A Study of the Inquest Into the Death of Robert Stewart, Lord Castlereagh, 1822 By James Paterson
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Among the most well-known ‘facts’ in British history is that Lord Castlereagh, the foreign secretary, committed suicide on August 12, 1822, by severing his carotid artery with a pen knife... More > at his country residence, North Cray Cottage, near London. The following day, an inquest was held into Castlereagh’s death. Presided over by Mr. Joseph Carttar, Coroner for the Western Division of the County of Kent, the inquest deposed only two witnesses and sent the rest away unexamined. The court’s chief finding was that Castlereagh must have killed himself because no one else could have. This book, the first that has ever been written about Mr. Carttar’s inquest, challenges the idea that Castlereagh committed suicide, showing that from start to finish the inquest was an exercise in manipulation and deceit. Its purpose was to obfuscate the true circumstances of Castlereagh’s death. The author, James Paterson, Ph.D., lives in Sydney, Australia.< Less
Dancing the Sacred Wheel By Frances Billinghurst
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There are eight seasonal festivals (referred to as sabbats) that make up the "Wheel of the Year". "Dancing the Sacred Wheel" draws on the author's own personal experience of... More > following a traditional Pagan spiritual path and creating ritual over 20 years in southern Australia. Combining traditional Pagan lore with history in order to develop a relationship with her local environment, the author also offers invaluable pointers as to how to incorporate the localised elements into something that also provides a “traditional” feel. "Dancing the Sacred Wheel" not only provides an in-depth look the folklore and myth associated with each sabbat, but also discusses ways of creating specific rituals and observances that acknowledge each seasonal “gateway” when the local environment is reflecting something completely different. "Dancing the Sacred Wheel" challenges the reader, regardless of which hemisphere they reside, to draw inspiration from their environment, and to create their own unique Wheel of the Year.< Less
SEED Book By June Watts
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From 1986 to 1994 the author co-ordinated a network of dancing circles and individual people interested in celebrating the eight turning points of the year - the Celtic festivals - with Circle... More > Dancing. At each festival she sent out a short newsletter with the chosen dance, the exact time for dancing it, and the focus, ie somewhere on the earth where the energy was going to be directed. There were circles involved throughout Europe, Canada, US, and Australia. This, it was felt, created a vibrant web of positive energy for the earth and for the people. In addition to the details of the linking dance, the newsletters also contained history of the festivals, how they were celebrated and, increasingly, personal reflections on their meaning and relevance to everyday life. At the end of eight years - eight festivals celebrated eight times - it was clear that it was complete and the link-up came to an end. This book is a compilation of the information and experiences of those eight years.< Less
The Sacred Earth Energy Dance Book: A Journey of Healing through the Celtic Festivals By June Watts
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From 1986 to 1994 the author co-ordinated a network of dancing circles and individual people interested in celebrating the eight turning points of the year - the Celtic festivals - with Circle... More > Dancing.- At each festival she sent out a short newsletter with the chosen dance, the exact time for dancing it, and the focus, ie somewhere on the earth where the energy was going to be directed. - There were circles involved throughout Europe, Canada, US, and Australia. This, it was felt, created a vibrant web of positive energy for the earth and for the people. - In addition to the details of the linking dance, the newsletters also contained history of the festivals, how they were celebrated and, increasingly, personal reflections on their meaning and relevance to everyday life. - At the end of eight years - eight festivals celebrated eight times - it was clear that it was complete and the link-up came to an end. This book is a compilation of the information and experiences of those eight years.< Less
SEED Book By June Watts
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From 1986 to 1994 the author co-ordinated a network of dancing circles and individual people interested in celebrating the eight turning points of the year - the Celtic festivals - with Circle... More > Dancing. At each festival she sent out a short newsletter with the chosen dance, the exact time for dancing it, and the focus, ie somewhere on the earth where the energy was going to be directed. There were circles involved throughout Europe, Canada, US, and Australia. This, it was felt, created a vibrant web of positive energy for the earth and for the people. In addition to the details of the linking dance, the newsletters also contained history of the festivals, how they were celebrated and, increasingly, personal reflections on their meaning and relevance to everyday life. At the end of eight years - eight festivals celebrated eight times - it was clear that it was complete and the link-up came to an end. This book is a compilation of the information and experiences of those eight years.< Less
Mr. Carttar’s Inquest: A Study of the Inquest into the Death of Robert Stewart, Lord Castlereagh, 1822 By James Paterson
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Among the most well-known ‘facts’ in British history is that Lord Castlereagh, the foreign secretary, committed suicide on August 12, 1822, by severing his carotid artery with a pen knife... More > at his country residence, North Cray Cottage, near London. The following day, an inquest was held into Castlereagh’s death. Presided over by Mr. Joseph Carttar, Coroner for the Western Division of the County of Kent, the inquest deposed only two witnesses and sent the rest away unexamined. The court’s chief finding was that Castlereagh must have killed himself because no one else could have. This book, the first that has ever been written about Mr. Carttar’s inquest, challenges the idea that Castlereagh committed suicide, showing that the inquest was an exercise in manipulation and deceit whose purpose was to obfuscate the true circumstances of Castlereagh’s death. The author, James Paterson, Ph.D., lives in Sydney, Australia.< Less
Mutant On the Run: Rock Around the Clock By Samuel Taylor
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Thousands of years after James had died, the world is finally in a peaceful state of unity, with an electronic over-watching security computer system. This is the sort of world we find our new hero.... More > Satay, a late teen boy, from one of Australia's floating cities, known as Marblegold 7268, grows up admiring the history of James. But it is only when he goes back to try to meet James, and has difficulty even getting close to him, that he finds out how interesting, and difficult it was for him. Satay goes from trying to meet his idol, to preventing his death and helping to create the world that people know and love, six thousand three hundred and forty-one years later.< Less

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