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East of Constantinople, West of Shanghai


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Earhart in the Marshall Islands?

416uDLSiwgL._SX322_BO1,204,203,200_I started reading about Amelia Earhart back in university, after stumbling on a slim book called I Was Amelia Earhart, a fictionalized account of Earhart’s final days.
Most obviously fictionalized because nobody knows exactly what happened to Earhart after she disappeared somewhere over the Pacific in 1937, together with her navigator Fred Noonan.
The book was strange, not exactly what I had expected, but what the heck, there was a mystery in there, one I had heard mentioned for ages, but never got into.
So I started reading on the subject. Continue reading


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Amelia

Sunday.
A song about Amelia Earhart, written by Jomi Mitchell and covered by the fabulous Dave Stewart* and Barbara Gaskin.

Both Earhart and Stewart-Gaskin are favorites of mine in their respective categories, and this seems in line with the themes of this blog.

And so here goes.
Enjoy.

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* Dave Stewart the keyboard master of Hatfield and the North, not the guitarist of Eurythmics