Category Archives: Books

A trip to the Library …

… living next door I couldn’t resist a visit to the British Library. The exhibition in question Terror and Wonder The Gothic Imagination. It kept me enthralled enough for a couple of hours, wandering, reading and viewing. Worth a visit, … Continue reading

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Loving life …

It’s holidays! I’m at Liar Liar enjoying a late breakfast, sitting next to a lady in her seventies or eighties telling me about the joy of spencers in this weather! Love love love my day!

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I decided!

And the winner is … My friend Helen might be right, it might be a ‘can’t put it down’ read!

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I love Christmas reason #14

Boxing Day! Reading is my chosen thing today … I shall pick up Eyre by Tim Winton, flick that pages and decide if it is first … I shall pick up Ruth Ozeki’s A tale for the time being and … Continue reading

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I love Christmas reason #1

These aren’t in order just in order of popping into brain! I love Christmas because I use my mum’s cookbook and her recipe to make shortbread! I get to think of her and smile.

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This first caught my eye on a train in an ad …

Then when wandering and running out of time we ducked in and had a look at the foyer where the exhibition was being held.

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Dinner with the Book Club

A lovely evening with the bestest of friends. Our Book Club started with an idea from one of the four of us but I think she was hoping for a proper sensible Book Club not a ramshackle laugh a lot … Continue reading

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This weekend bought to you by … #2

Today’s activities of choice sleep until the morning was nearly gone … reading a book on the couch before Book Club dinner out tonight. Place of choice for dinner … And the people of choice … Tan, Soph and B … Continue reading

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A good book

A day in the Botanic Gardens … nieces, nephew, sister and a good book. Summer in Melbourne!

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