For the Love of Books | Currently Reading March 2021

Our Darkest Night by Jennifer Robson (Kindle): Inspired by true events, this is a story of terror, hope, love, and sacrifice that vividly evokes the most perilous days of World War II. It is the autumn of 1943, and life is becoming increasingly perilous for Italian Jews like the Mazin family. With Nazi Germany now … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading March 2021

Four Fun {and Not-so-Fun} Things

We watched and highly recommend the Bee Gees documentary on Amazon Prime. The following evening we watched Saturday Night Fever. I read a brilliant essay on Cup of Jo {this is the not-so-fun thing}. I'd like to suggest that you read both the essay and the comments section. The best comment? This: "Be brave for … Continue reading Four Fun {and Not-so-Fun} Things

Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 13

I did not think that when I began keeping a scrapbook about the Covid-19 pandemic I would be on the 3rd album ... Great news about the vaccine rollout - both for the country and me personally. 🙂 The Boy has to be tested twice a week as a condition of being able to return … Continue reading Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 13

Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – One Year on

This time last year, I never imagined I'd be trying to marshall my thoughts into some sort of coherent post about how the last 365 days have been for me and my family. It is perhaps easiest if I divide my thoughts into two columns - positives and negatives ... Positives: Lockdowns work. They're hard … Continue reading Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – One Year on

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading: Blood Orange

Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce (Kindle): I don't normally read a thriller, but this one has left its mark on me. I thought about the ending in particular for a good few days after I'd finished reading it. I should point out that the story deals with murder, rough sex, allegations of rape, suicide and … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading: Blood Orange