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Little Free Library

I first came across the idea of the Little Free Library on Alys’ blog. When I read her post Little Free Library Debut I was smitten, just like she was when she saw her first one. (Alys is renovating her Library … Continue reading

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Look what the postie left for me yesterday!

There, lying amongst the bills and begging letters was a letter with stamps, real stamps! Real stamps = a letter from a real person! These stamps were so unusual that I (briefly) thought about collecting stamps again. 😉 This was … Continue reading

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2 fatties and a thin — May Books

I have been reading two thick books recently. I began reading Ash, which is 1113 pages with small type. Then I had to put it aside while I read the Book Club book, The Luminaries, which is merely 832 pages! Persepolis: The story … Continue reading

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March Books ~ A Chinese classic, a murder mystery to absorb you and Neil Gaiman

Red Sorghum ~ Mo Yan I am finding it very difficult to sum up this book for you. The story covers three generations of a Chinese family, with most of the events happening in the late 1930s, during the occupation of … Continue reading

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February Books — a classic, a mapmaker and some gardeners

Firstly, the classic The Chrysalids ~ John Wyndham I first read this when I was a teenager. I had always had a longing to be telepathic, so this book resonated with me. I reread it quite a few years later and … Continue reading

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A December Book

Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know it is the end of January….but this is a stand out book from December and it has been waiting patiently to be written about. (The Library has not been as patient — I had a … Continue reading

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November Books

It’s a while since I have published about the books I am reading. I have been reading, just not letting you know. 🙂 So, this month I found a new author, reread an old book and read others from two … Continue reading

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August Books

I have been an avid reader of murder mysteries for many years. It is a genre that has expanded to fill every nook and cranny of life [or even death!]. Every occupation, every city, every era has their own detective … Continue reading

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July book, and another thing

It is a little while since I have posted about books I have been reading. (Isn’t it funny how you start this blogging caper with firm ideas about what you plan to do, and then, after a while those ideas … Continue reading

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April Books

It’s a book sort of day today. I went to Readings and bought 4 books from their cheap book table. Then I went to the library and borrowed 3 more books. So it seems appropriate to tell you about some … Continue reading

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