Monthly Archives: January 2018

Book Review: A Place Called Winter *****

This was NOT sent to me by NetGalley, but instead was a Christmas present, from Mr FD requested by me. I LOVE Patrick Gale’s books – I first read “Rough Music”, picked up in Ottaka’s bookshop in Milton Keynes on … Continue reading

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Bonne Année! Bonne Santé!

Yes, being in France, I can still wish you Bonne Année in the middle of January. It’s a good excuse as well when the Christmas cards are late! I was going to share with you what’s been occupying me these … Continue reading

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Just like buses…

I like a nice wedding, me – as long as I know people there, of course. I went to my God-daughter’s wedding three years ago – it was a lovely occasion, but I was a bit nervous of knowing just … Continue reading

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Breakfast thoughts.

A few days ago I posted about our plans to try to eat more healthily. It’s been going  – sort of – okay, though the several boxes of chocolates are a constant temptation ( and, NO, Trish, I’m not going … Continue reading

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I told you about the Poor Cats, and how Red had gone downhill…For a couple of days, he rallied. The Kind Vet gave him some antibiotics, but the cat spent most of the day curled up on the pillow that … Continue reading

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I’ll give up Zentangling now…

…God (Mother Nature/ the Universe/call it what you will) can do it so much better.

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Book Review: The Mayflower Bride ***

I was sent this book electronically, free of charge, by Netgalley, in return for an honest review. Here it is: THE MAYFLOWER BRIDE, by Kimberley Woodhouse The description on NetGalley reads: Can a religious separatist and an opportunistic spy make … Continue reading

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