Top most scathing book review

We were discussing book reviews at a dinner party and I love this one by Mark Twain about the Book of Mormon: The book seems to be merely a prosy detail of imaginary history, with the Old Testament for a model; followed by a tedious plagiarism of the New Testament. The author labored to give…

How much does it cost to rescue a horse?

A friend of mine who loves horses told me about costs of “Rescuing a Horse”. I was surprised about how expensive it is and felt like sharing what I gathered from the conversation. It really needs very dedicated people to rescue a horse and cough up the money: Table 1. Average cost associated with rescuing…

What are the benefits of eating oranges?

  A quick list of health benefits of Oranges – to remind us how good and healthy they are for our body and soul:   1. Oranges contain “phytochemicals” that protect against cancer. Oranges are rich in citrus limonoids, proven to help fight a number of varieties of cancer. 2. Orange juice can help prevent kidney…

Tips for getting started in travel writing

Just a few points to consider to get you started in travel writing:   • Write in the first person, past tense (or present if need be), and make your story a personal account, mixed with facts, description and your observations. • Many writers start with something that grabs the reader’s attention and makes them…

Africa’s best places to eat

Africa is always worth a trip. A small review of some great African cities to eat! Tangier, Morocco After traveling through the interior of Morocco for almost two weeks, I admit I was tiring of the ubiquitous meat tagines, skewers, and couscous. Tangier, with its prime location on the Mediterranean Sea, was my savior. I…