Friday Review: The Curse of the Pharaohs (Amelia Peabody #2) by Elizabeth Peters (Audiobook)

The Curse of the Pharaohs by Elizabeth Peters My rating: 3 of 5 stars Narrated by Susan O'Malley This is the second in Elizabeth Peters' Amelia Peabody series, chronicling the adventures of Amelia Peabody Emerson and her husband, Radcliffe Emerson as they work to uncover the tombs of ancient pharaohs in Victorian era Egypt. In … Continue reading Friday Review: The Curse of the Pharaohs (Amelia Peabody #2) by Elizabeth Peters (Audiobook)

Friday Review: Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody #1) by Elizabeth Peters Audiobook

Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters My rating: 4 of 5 stars Narrated by Barbara Rosenblat Amelia Peabody is a strong-willed, independent woman of the Victorian age. She has lived with and cared for her father, a scholar who passed on his love of history, and particularly, Egypt to his daughter. Upon his death, … Continue reading Friday Review: Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody #1) by Elizabeth Peters Audiobook

Wednesday Wanderings: 80’s Tech Ads, Book Cakes, Abandoned Places, and Moving Statues

The first link today is to some rather amusing (in retrospect) tech advertisements from the 1980's. Some predicted the future well. Others are just- funny: http://on.mash.to/14iI9Vt Next up are pictures of some book inspired cakes. There is some really nice work here. Amazing what can be done with cake, fondant, and frosting: http://walyou.com/cakes-inspired-by-books/ And now, … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: 80’s Tech Ads, Book Cakes, Abandoned Places, and Moving Statues