Magpie Monthly — January 2016

Photo by Mats Kangur

Photo by Mats Kangur

“Lots of people go mad in January. Not as many as in May, of course. Nor June. But January is your third most common month for madness.” ~Karen Joy Fowler, Sarah Canary

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Happy New Year!

Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come - Tennyson

Happy 2016! For all of my readers (all 20 or fewer of you!), I hope the new year brings you much happiness and joy and some strangeness as well.
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Magpie Monthly — December 2015

A magpie sits in a frost covered tree near Wascana Lake on 14 November 2010. Photo by Troy Fleece / Regina Leader-Post Files

A magpie sits in a frost covered tree near Wascana Lake on 14 November 2010. Photo by Troy Fleece / Regina Leader-Post Files

Welcome to the final Magpie Monthly of 2015!

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Magpie Monthly — November 2015

La Gazza Ladra (The Thieving Magpie) by Niroot Puttapipat

La Gazza Ladra (The Thieving Magpie) by Niroot Puttapipat

I love this little thief by Niroot Puttapipat. If you like his work (and you should—it’s phenomenal), please check out his beautiful cut-paper holiday books: The Night Before Christmas (US 2007), Jingle Bells (US 2015), and The Nutcracker (UK 2015).

Here, at the last minute, I finally pulled together November’s Magpie Monthly. S’il vous plaît profiter, mes amis.

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Magpie Monthly — October 2015

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