Beijing chief says city to ‘maintain zero-COVID policy for next five years’ – before time reference removed | World News | Sky News

https://news.sky.com/story/beijing-chief-says-city-to-maintain-zero-covid-policy-for-next-five-years-before-time-reference-removed-12640995

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Advantages of Writing Short Stories

Hey, SE Readers. Joan with you today. This post is short and sweet. (Pun intended.) Let’s talk about short stories. A collection of shorts. (Wait, those are dachshunds.) There are advantages to writing shorter pieces of fiction. Not only does the writing process take less time, but many readers these days have shorter attention spans. […]

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5 Merits of Wonder

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand. ~Neil Armstrong Earlier this week, I was watching Dr. Gay Hendricks, psychologist, body-mind therapist, & author of over 40 books, in an interview, and the concept of wonder came up.  Human beings thrive on wonder, he said, and gave examples of his […]

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Thursday Doors Writing Challenge– Under the Rainbow

This short story was written for Dan Antion’s (No Facilities) Thursday Doors Writing Challenge. It was inspired by a painted door I saw at a local artists’ village. A little warning, this story is a bit darker than the other ones I’ve shared.   Under the Rainbow                                                                                       Dorothy shifted uncomfortably in her hard plastic chair. […]

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Trip to Paris: Part I

We love regular trips by train to Paris to catch up with the latest exhibitions (and restaurants). Consequently, we never need an excuse to visit but this time we had one, seeing our football team OGC Nice play against Nantes in the French equivalent of the FA Cup final. We travelled up on Thursday morning […]

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North Korea: Covid outbreak a great disaster, says Kim Jong-un – BBC News

Free E-Books: 07.05.22

This is my weekly post of Free E-Books I have found throughout the week 😊. I usually find out about these E-Books through social media, through emails I receive from Hello Books and authors newsletters. In this weekly post, I would like to mention the books I have found and downloaded, so that others may […]

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Half-Open Windows : an emotional soiree of Mumbaistaan

It is always a pleasure reading translations. To top it all, when it is a Marathi translation coming straight from the City of Dreams or the Commercial Capital of India- Mumbai, the feel is even better. Ganesh Matkari’s Khidkya Ardhya Ughadya has been translated by Jerry Pinto to Half-Open Windows; keeping intact the feel and […]

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Dolores’ Cadenza

Author’s Note: I have been through quite a lot recently, and I am finding it hard to cope with everything. In the midst of all that, I have been receiving rejection after rejection. I receive set back after set back, and it’s all getting a bit much. I want to do things my way from […]

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A Head Full of Magic – Sarah Morrell

Published By: Hashtag PressPages: 208Released On: 25/04/2022 Fleur is used to balancing her two different cultures from her English Mum to her West Indian Nan, but when she discovers that she can talk to animals she finds herself in a whole new world! Can her new powers help her take down Celeste ’The Best’, the […]

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One Word Reviews for the Last Ten Books I Read

Unmasked: My Life Solving America’s Cold Cases The Change Not Good for Maidens Other Words For Home Her Name is Knight Grave Mercy The Golem and the Jinni Love Radio Yerba Buena Daughter of the Moon Goddess YouTube | Instagram | Twitter | Goodreads One Word Reviews for the Last Ten Books I Read

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Labor’s election pitch: five key policies unveiled at party’s campaign launch | Australian election 2022 | The Guardian

Vladimir Putin threatens nuclear strikes if West intervenes

Ukraine war: Russia’s nuclear capability ‘concerning’ – as Putin launched invasion to ‘stay in power’ | World News | Sky News

Ukraine war: Russia bans Boris Johnson from country over Ukraine war – BBC News

The Mirror: Pregnant Rihanna ‘splits from ASAP Rocky’ after cheat rumours float online

The Mirror: Pregnant Rihanna ‘splits from ASAP Rocky’ after cheat rumours float online. https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/pregnant-rihanna-splits-asap-rocky-26719808

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Looting and unrest in Shanghai amid strict lockdown | World News | Sky News

Russia’s new world order is bad news for Africa | Opinions | Al Jazeera

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