Category Archives: Books

Nineteen for 19

I’ve got a bit behind on my posts again – a mixture of Christmas and sewing I think! Anyway, I decided it’s time I shared my November update for my Nineteen for 19 challenge. I’ve got to that point in … Continue reading

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Autumn Reading

I’ve another half dozen books to share with you which I’ve read over the last few weeks; I wandered from walking books to bird books this time… Waiting for the Albino Dunnock by Rosamond Richardson; this is a lovely book, … Continue reading

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Nineteen for 19

I’ve just realised I didn’t do a Nineteen for 19 challenge update for September – only three weeks late! I’ve a lot of projects in progress at the moment, so not so many finishes, but still a lot done… 1 … Continue reading

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Late Summer, Early Autumn Reading

I’ve another six books to share with you which I’ve read over the last few weeks, I usually have two on the go, one for bedtime reading and one for reading on the move, usually buses or trains! I finished … Continue reading

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Nineteen for 19

It’s about time I checked my progress with my nineteen challenges for 2019, we’re two-thirds of the way through the year, some remain not even started, though that doesn’t mean I’ve given up hope, others are completed, so a mixed … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

I’ve another six books to share with you which I’ve read over the summer. I now have a routine that I have two on the go, one for bedtime reading and one for reading on the go, such as on … Continue reading

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Nineteen for 19

We’re nearly half way through August already so I thought I’d better see how I was doing with my nineteen challenges for the year, so this is the end of July report… July was a busy month as I worked … Continue reading

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Early Summer Reading

It was May when I last wrote a book post, so I’ve a few to share with you; Having discovered Robert MacFarlane books on Tracks and The Old Ways, I started to look out his other books. The first two … Continue reading

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R is for Reading and Red Robbins!

A few months ago a friend visited and brought a large bag full of crafty things, they belonged to her mum, who is now well into her 90’s and no longer wants them. There was all sorts of goodies in … Continue reading

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Spring Reading

About three months ago I met up with an old friend and during the evening we got onto the subject of books. She knows I love walking, she loves Scotland, she recommended a book called Between the Sunset and the … Continue reading

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