Category Archives: Books

Late Winter Reading

Having read very little since Christmas I bought four books from a cheap book site (£2 each or 3 for £5!) and in little over a week I’ve read them all! Some were recommended, others followed on from previous reads … Continue reading

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Winter Reading

I haven’t done a book post for ages, I seemed to lose my reading mojo over the spring and summer. I lost my usual reading slots, I used to read on the bus to visit my mum which was a … Continue reading

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Early Summer Reading

It’s been three months since I last wrote a book post. It may seem odd but I actually did less reading during lockdown than I did usually. Somehow I lost my usual reading slots – I used to read on … Continue reading

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Early Spring Books

I’ve read quite a mix of books this time, still mainly non-fiction, but as I’ve almost finished my library book pile it may be a bit different next time as I start to work my way through my own bookshelves! … Continue reading

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Late Winter Reading

My visits to the library are getting more frequent, particularly as bad weather meant I had a bit more reading time! I’ve had a bit of a mixed bag this time, all still non fiction though; No Way but Gentlenesse … Continue reading

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Winter Reading

I’ve started borrowing books from our local library, it certainly makes you try different authors! The Eight Mountains by Paolo Cognetti; This is a beautifully written, gentle book about male relationships (lets face it, they’re very different to female relationships!!) … Continue reading

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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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