Tag Archives: Book review

Please Don’t Ask… #bookreview #travel

I’ve not travelled much since hmm…. Forever it seems. I resort to watching frowny faced presenters in knitwear that even myopic aunts would baulk at giving as presents visit remote parts of Britain to live amongst refugees from parallel universes, … Continue reading

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My Favourite Poem #booklaunch #poetry

Is there a more impossible question for a poetry lover than that? Well, Robbie Cheadle asked it on Writing to be Read, as well as pinning me down to a favourite poet. That and she reviewed my first book of … Continue reading

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Gods Ancient And Modern #americangods #bookreview

  I’ve become a bit of an Audible books aficionado when out with Dog and probably listened to 30 books last year. Choosing what to listen to, though is a challenge. Not all books work for me as a listening … Continue reading

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Sinister Dexter A Book Review #bookreview

I’ve not read as much as I should because I’ve been on an audible binge. However I’ve had a few days when my world has been driving me dental. An operation to remove a reluctant canine has been less than … Continue reading

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There Are Reviews And Then Some…. #ATTM #apprenticedtomymother

There are reviews and then there is something like this. With Pauline’s permission I’ve copied the whole of her review. Necessarily I’m totally flattered, chuffed and on and on. If you think this might work for you too, having read … Continue reading

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Life Begins… #bookreview #barbtaub #lifebeginswhenthekidsleavehomeandthedogdies

I worked with a chap for many years who kept neat to-do lists on post-its. As he progressed up the slippery pole of management, the post-its got bigger and the to-dos more important. They were always laid out the same … Continue reading

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A Little Of What You Fancy #ashorthistoryofnearlyeverything

Random pictures are a recent walk; just to add colour… I discovered the joys of Bill Bryson many years ago with his Notes From A Small Island about visiting the UK. When he was asked to leave his B&B in … Continue reading

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The Citadel #bookreview

This was a surprise read for me. I caught a snippet of a radio adaption just before Christmas which was followed by a programme on the bombs that changed Britain, one of those BBC documentaries of surprising depth – in … Continue reading

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Quite Ugly One Morning #bookreview

In truth I’m not the reader I think I should be and I’m not the reader a writer really should be. You learn from others, both good and bad. But new years and resolutions and all that good stuff comes … Continue reading

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Do Not Wash Hands In Plates #bookreview

Travel broadens the mind. India it seems broadens the beam. When Barb, Janine and Jaya set out to recreate their Grand Tour though this time on the Indian sub continent, their sylph-like selves were in for a shock. In the … Continue reading

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