Reading Challenge

So, in Goodreads, I pledged to read 30 books this year. I was thinking of only doing 20 as I have some really big books to read this year. I also have about 600 books that I still have not read sitting on bookcases about the house. We have bookcases near every room, and in... Continue Reading →

Boking Day

So it is here, the day of madness in the sales, people scrambling to get a bargain, but not us. We never do the sales, and in all honesty find the whole thing, like so-called black Friday a waste of time and money. Buying rubbish that we do not want or need. Although I did... Continue Reading →

I’m Back…

Busy, yes, I think that sums up the past 3 weeks.  In fact, I could go one further and say bedlam, mmm, yes, I will stick with bedlam. Obviously, the pup has been keeping us on our toes, but we have had so many appointments to fit in including puppy days at the vets, Mazikeen... Continue Reading →

Book challenge….

I set myself a challenge to read 4 books by the end of the month, 2 down and 2 to go, and a little behind, but life is like that. The latest completed book was Paul O'Grady "Open the Cage, Murphy". This is the 4th of his biographies and is set in the rise of... Continue Reading →

After Auschwitz – Eva Schloss

On my book list, the first of my challenge was to read Eva Schloss's After Auschwitz. I have been interested in WWII since 1970's when as a kid, I started to watch "The World At War" at my Nan's house on a Sunday. I found that I was fascinated about what happened, and moreover why.... Continue Reading →

Books galore..

I have quite literally thousands of books, and this is no exaggeration.  I have been collecting books all my adult life.  I have bought books that I have never read, and may never get to read, but I am determined to try. Inspired by another blogger Chronical Of Ellen, I have decided to list some books... Continue Reading →

To Hot to Drop Stitches

Because of the unprecedented fabulous weather we are having at the moment, I am writing this in the garden in direct scorching sunlight with Stone Sour on my headphones, and so I have not been doing any knitting, not a jot in the last 10 days. Rather than sit in the lounge, or on the... Continue Reading →

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