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16 Tasks of the Festive Season: Square 7 – International Human Rights Day

Tasks for International Human Rights Day: Post a picture of yourself next to a war memorial or other memorial to an event pertaining to Human Rights. (Pictures of just the memorial are ok too.) An贸gia village, Crete: the Andartis (resistance fighter) monument near the museum to the village’s destruction in WWII. Crete was occupied by […]

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J. Jefferson Farjeon: Mystery in White

16 Tasks of the Festive Season: Square 7 – St. Lucia’s Day Midwinter Snowstorm Book themes for Saint Lucia’s Day: Read a book set in Scandinavia (Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Sweden – and Finland for the purposes of this game) or a book where ice and snow are an important feature. A snowstorm stopping a train […]

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16 Tasks of the Festive Season: Seventh Square – International Human Rights Day and St. Lucia’s Day

International Human Rights Day (December 10th) Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on December 10 every year.聽 The date was chosen to honor the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation, on December 10, 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the first global enunciation of human rights and one […]

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Patrick Sen茅cal: Vivre au Max

16 Tasks of the Festive Season: Square 7 – International Human Rights Day Et vous vouliez me dire quoi encore, M. Sen茅cal? A French buddy read with Tannat (who doesn’t seem terribly inclined to make progress rapidly with this book, either) — and since it’s not only a book originally written in a language other […]

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Patrick Sen茅cal: Vivre au Max – Reading Progress Update: 162 of 436 Pages

So, alright, Maxime Lavoie was a somewhat unwilling heir to his father’s position as president and CEO of Lavoie Inc., but vowed to do good with his fortune and, having apparently found this to be an unresolvable conflict he goes and creates a TV show compared to which Jerry Springer’s is a paragon of virtue […]

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Patrick Sen茅cal: Vivre au Max – Reading Progress Update: 40 of 436 Pages

I kind of like Pierre, but can’t stand Fr茅d茅ric (even at this early point already).聽 Have yet to meet Maxime … 聽 Thank God it is a linear read after all — now I really wonder what’s up with the chapter numbers, though. 聽 French buddy read with Tannat. Other Posts: Reading Progress Update: 162 […]

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Hygge!

16 Tasks of the Festive Season: Square 7鈥 St. Lucia’s Day Tasks for Saint Lucia’s Day: Get your Hygge on — light a few candles if you鈥檝e got them, pour yourself a glass of wine or hot chocolate/toddy, roast a marshmallow or toast a crumpet, and take a picture of your cosiest reading place. The […]

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The Festive Tasks in Calendar Form – December

Reblogged from: Murder by Death   Posting this just in case anyone else finds it useful. November is here.     Square 5:聽 Book themes for Advent: Read a book with a wreath or with pines or fir trees on the cover聽鈥揙R鈥 Read the 4th book from a favorite series, or a book featuring 4 […]

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