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The Charming Books of 2017 (so far)

When I came back to blogging this year I was sure I’d be able to do weekly or even twice weekly book reviews to catch up on all the fantastic and few not so great books I’ve been reading.  Clearly … Continue reading

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TV Review – The Handmaid’s Tale

Way back in the summer of 1996/7 I spent a solid two or three afternoons lying on my bed absorbed entirely in the world of Gilead and Offred, swept up in Margaret Atwood’s already-classic novel The Handmaid’s Tale.  The previous … Continue reading

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A New Good Life….

I’ve had a kind of tricky six months or so, a bit of a crisis on identity you might say.  I’ve floundered a bit, I’ve changed my mind about what to do next roughly 300 times and I’ve really missed … Continue reading

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Recipe – Country Garlic Chicken

Wow, how long has it been since I last posted a recipe or anything really food related?  There are reasons for this – firstly I went AWOL for over a year, secondly my kitchen has been a most uninspired place … Continue reading

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Litsy – “It’s like Tinder for books”

I’ve written a bit lately about the downside to too much social media – FYI my detox has been a bit hit and miss, I still find myself sucked into a wormhole at times – but today I want to … Continue reading

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My Out of Control Reading Life

Remember how I posted last time about Warren Buffet reading 500 pages a day and that switching off from social media and devoting that time to reading would allow the average person to read 200 books a year?  Well, I … Continue reading

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Stealing the Moment

As I was scrolling through Facebook last night I came across an article posted by The Book Club (ABC).  The heading was simple – Warren Buffet reads 500 pages a day AND if you spent as long reading as the … Continue reading

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