“Spirit Stones” book review: Stonehenge and much more

It's been a little while since I've reviewed a book on Not A Ballerina but Dianne Ebertt Beeaff (goodness me, doesn't she have a lot of double letters in her name?!) has just published Spirit Stones and it is more than a little intriguing. A case in point: my practically non-book-reading husband saw … [Read more...]

25 years ago in Europe: Greyfriars Bobby made me cry

Nearing the end of our circumnavigation of Western Europe, my family and I ended up back in the British Isles after taking a ferry from Bergen in Norway down to Scotland. Next stop: Edinburgh, and most memorably for me, this statue of Greyfriars Bobby*.For those of you not in the know, Greyfriars … [Read more...]