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    Book Review – The Yorkshire ‘Av’mal by Dan Coultas

    Book Review The Yorkshire ‘Av’mal by Dan Coultas Publisher: Independently Published 69 Pages Publication Date: June 12, 2022     Lissen up yuh daft apeth, an’ let mi tell thi… about a new book that manages to combine one of the most well-known and celebrated parts of the Poetic Edda with a quirk of the English language known widely across the North of England but perhaps not very much anywhere else, these days. What language am I talking about? It’s the striking and, in the opinion of myself and many others, very beautiful Yorkshire dialect. My opening sentence was a little snippet of Yorkshire, written phonetically – more or less.…

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    Book Review – I Ching, Text and Illustrations by Chao-Hsiu Chen

    Book Review I Ching Text and Illustrations by Chao-Hsiu Chen Pages: 144     Of all the oracles in the world, the I Ching is the oldest, dating back more than 4,000 years. Created by Fu Xi, the mythical First Emperor of China, the I Ching is also known as the “Book of Changes.” Not only does it provide forecasts of the future, it is also the source of all Chinese wisdom. The outcome of throwing three coins determines if a line is broken or whole. Stack upon one another, each set of three lines forms a trigram; in all there are eight – based on the eight directions of…