Archive | July 2014

Busy morning, trying not to get my hopes up.

Re: last night’s post. I went to visit the bungalow this morning after a drive by to look at a couple of other houses. Continue reading


July reviews: part 2

Just a few books this time round. There’s a bit of variety in this set of reviews. Enjoy.
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Israeli Soldier Leaks Accounts of Revenge Attacks Against Civilians by Troops in Gaza

I’ve refrained from commenting about current events recently, but this is disturbing.

Rise Up Times

A member of the Israeli group ‘Breaking the Silence’ has published accounts of Israeli soldiers being authorized by their commanders to carry out revenge attacks against civilians in the Gaza Strip “to enable the soldiers to take out their frustrations and pain at losing their fellow soldiers”.

 by Celine Hagbard  IMEMC News  July 29, 2014  

Parents grieving the loss of their children at the attack on a UN School on Monday

Parents grieving the loss of their children at the attack on a UN School on Monday

Eran Efrati reports, “Soldiers in two different units inside Gaza leaked information about the murdering of Palestinians by sniper fire in Shuja’eyya neighborhood as punishment for the death of soldiers in their units. After the shooting on the Israeli armored personnel carriers, which killed seven soldiers of the Golani Brigade, the Israeli army carried out a massacre in Shuja’eyya neighborhood.

“A day after the massacre, many Palestinians came to search for their relatives and their families in…

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Morning, hope you’re having a good weekend?

I am; I’m having a little holiday – spending the weekend at my sister’s while she’s away visiting her in-laws. Someone needs to look after the animals; the rabbit who has his own room, the hamster named Loki who only surfaces for hamster-chocolate, and the new resident hamster – acrobatic Sophie. There’s a children’s picture book in there somewhere, I’m sure.

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