A Review of “The Seer’s Stone”

June 10, 2015

I finally got a review on Amazon.co.uk, and it’s lovely. FROM 8 to 80 + By C. Fischer on 4 Jun. 2015 We bought Sheila Crosby’s book, The Seer’s Stone, for my daughter-in-law who occasionally works with children and the night sky. This book, with its enticing illustrations and title caught my eye. But mostly because I wanted to read it my self before I gave it up! I am…

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Making Habits, Breaking Habits” by Jeremy Dean, Chaper 8: Online all the time

“Making Habits, Breaking Habits” by Jeremy Dean.  Full disclosure: If you buy the book through the link, it won’t cost you any more, but I’ll get a few pennies. But my main motivation for doing this is to understand the book properly. What follows is my summary of the chapter. ====================================================================Facebook can get out of hand. Not just late-to-cook-dinner out of hand, but 5-hours-a-day,-sneaking-off-work-to-check-it-until-you’re-fired,-then-sneaking-peeks-at-it-during-your-session-with-a-psychologist out of hand. Some people set…

February 15, 2015
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“Making Habits, Breaking Habits” Chapter 7: When habits kill

“Making Habits, Breaking Habits” by Jeremy Dean.  Full disclosure: If you buy the book through the link, it won’t cost you any more, but I’ll get a few pennies. But my main motivation for doing this is to understand the book properly. What follows is my summary of the chapter. ==================================================================== Habits can be lethal, but no, he doesn’t mean smoking. Pilots have to go through a long check-list before…

February 9, 2015
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“Making Habits, Breaking Habits” Chapter 6

“Making Habits, Breaking Habits” by Jeremy Dean.  Full disclosure: If you buy the book through the link, it won’t cost you any more, but I’ll get a few pennies. But my main motivation for doing this is to understand the book properly. What follows is my summary of the chapter. ================================================================= [Quick interjection from Sheila. This chapter deals with mental illnesses, which tend to be misunderstood by the general public….

January 30, 2015
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“Making Habits, Breaking Habits” Chapter 5

“Making Habits, Breaking Habits” by Jeremy Dean.  Full disclosure: If you buy the book through the link, it won’t cost you any more, but I’ll get a few pennies. But my main motivation for doing this is to understand the book properly. What follows is my summary of the chapter. I’m going to try to go faster. I want to get to the practical advice, and I suspect other people…

January 24, 2015
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“Making Habits, Breaking Habits” Chapter 4

“Making Habits, Breaking Habits” by Jeremy Dean.  Full disclosure: If you buy the book through the link, it won’t cost you any more, but I’ll get a few pennies. But my main motivation for doing this is to understand the book properly. What follows is my summary of the chapter. The author, Jeremy Dean had a power cut. He looked out of the window and saw that the neighbours’ lights…

January 22, 2015
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