Category: Books & Reading

Janice At Large

Janice At Large in EROS CRESCENT by Richard Lee. When Janice and Maria and Serina left Mary’s birthday party they held hands as they walked the few yards to the front gate of twenty-one Eros Crescent. The summer night was balmy, ideal for being outdoors.  The two women gently guided Janice along a winding path..

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Loving it in her Stockings

This excerpt is a part of the fourth chapter Loving It in THE FIFI CODE by Richard Lee. “Alice! You’re home very early!” Bertie exclaimed. “Yes, Mr Bennett. I felt like coming home and spending a little time hanging out with you. I hope that’s okay?” “Hanging out? Now let me see if I can..

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The FIFI CODE

The FIFI CODE The FIFI CODE is the first book in the Eros Crescent trilogy. It is a novel about love. It provides a window on women loving women both within and outside of an existing heterosexual relationship and when a man’s love might just not be enough.Meet the residents of Eros Crescent and in..

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Alice & Morning Glory

From Morning Glory in THE FIFI CODE by Richard Lee. With Rosa gone, I had an instinctive feeling that she should take responsibility for Bertie. Though he was intelligent, strong and a very self-sufficient seventy-year-old, he had in recent years developed what seemed like a mild case of short-term memory loss, which most people would..

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Whole Earth Catalogue

The Counter Culture of the late sixties gave birth to numerous publications. One of the most significant was The Whole Earth Catalogue.Standing with one foot firmly in the rugged individualism and back-to-the-land movements of the Sixties counterculture and the other in the nascent global community made possible by the Internet, the WHOLE EARTH CATALOG offered..

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With Time to Kill

For those who might think I died a long time ago, well, here is proof. I hadn't seen this small art movie in which I was one of a dozen crims killed by two rogue detectives. Shot in 1985, I've only just been given a copy. Pretty gruesome movie. This is only a clip about..

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Compendium Catalogue

The Compendium Catalogue is a significant historical document. It was published in 1974 and was the first attempt at cataloguing the self-sufficiency books that were being read at that time. It was part of the new mood which started in the 1960's and was later to be labeled 'Hippy’ Gregory Ah Ket was the originator..

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Love Lost

Kate noticed Jack and his mate Paul when she went down the street shopping for her mother some weeks before he and she first met. Jack had driven to the town with the horse and dray from the road-building camp and was loading bags of potatoes in the lane beside Mrs Johansson’s general store. When..

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Spin

“Look Jamie, look! Baby lambs everywhere!” Jamie glanced up from his device long enough to look out of the car window. The landscape was bright green even though the country was in a severe drought. Then he saw the tell-tale black mini water-wheels, signalling that they were passing through an irrigation area. Still pumping scarce..

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Animal Instinct

Animal Instinct Kevin mentioned the newcomer to Jake one day. It was a quiet moment around mid-morning and the big concrete and corrugated iron Co-op building was empty but for the two of them. Sos Semple had been working in the little coastal town for six weeks before anyone knew he was there. This was..

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