Don’t stop reading to your child

“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.” – Dr. Seuss The importance of reading to children at an early age is unquestionable. Considering that it is at the heart of all formal education, reading to children at a very early age increases their chances […]

Passage to Persia

CLEW reviews books with an expat touch: Passage to Persia, written by Margaret A. Frame. For CLEW by Summertime Publishing. Dr. Kibbe traveled to Persia – in what is now known as Iran – as a young single woman in the 1920s. Through her many letters to her family, the reader gets a glimpse of a time […]

Sorcerers and Orange Peel

CLEW reviews books with an expat touch: Sorcerers and Orange Peel, written by Ian Mathie. For CLEW by Summertime Publishing. Living and working in remote regions of Africa permitted English author Ian Mathie insight into various cultures and tribal groups encountered during his 30 years on the continent. He maintained a journal documenting his experiences as […]

Luxembourgers abroad: Fausto Gardini

CLEW talks to Luxembourgers abroad. Meet Fausto Gardini, living in Jacksonville, Florida.  1. When did you move away from Luxembourg, whereto and why? I moved from Luxembourg to Paris, France in 1982, after spending 12 years with LUXAIR, to work for an international company delivering communications and computer services to airlines. In 1984, I transferred to Atlanta, […]

A book a month

It’s World Book Night, and that is about “giving books and encouraging those who have lost the love of reading – or are yet to gain it – to pick up a book and read.” CLEW picks a monthly treat for you among the many anticipated books of 2014. The April treat (OK, we’ll throw in one […]

Book release: New & exciting ways of baking

Passionate foodie and CLEW contributor Lisa Fuchs releases her first  cookbook “Delicious grain free baking”. Read more about it and get a sneak peek at one of the fancy recipes. After about a year of intense blogging of grain free baking recipes, I realized that I kept coming back to some of my recipes. I […]

World Book Day

It’s World Book Day on Thursday 6th March, a celebration of authors, illustrators, books, and most importantly of reading. Designated by UNESCO, the World Book Day is a worldwide celebration, marked in over 100 countries all over the world.

All I want for Christmas is a book or two

Books are easy to put on the wish list, easy to buy and usually welcome. There’s a bookworm or two among the CLEW contributors as well, and this is what they suggest Santa brings for Christmas.