Right Now …

I'm wondering how much more grim the news will be before we can truly say that we are through the worst. I'm hopeful because there is a new occupant in the White House and I was unexpectedly emotional when I watched Kamala Harris be sworn in as Vice-President of the United States. Madam Vice-President. I'm … Continue reading Right Now …

Blog Review 2020

Let me begin by thanking you for reading, commenting and staying with me throughout 2020. It was quite the year. And that last sentence was quite the under statement. Let’s also take a look at the all-important numbers: I wrote 254 posts, totaling 40,479 words. I have 239 followers. There were 1,979 comments, averaging 8 … Continue reading Blog Review 2020

For the Love of Books | December 2020

I spent the month reading the remaining books of Mhairi McFarlane's back catalogue. 🙂 Don't You Forget About Me (McFarlane's 5th book): You always remember your first love ... don't you? Georgina's new boss, Lucas, turns out to have been her boyfriend when they were in 6th Form. Twelve years on, he doesn't appear to … Continue reading For the Love of Books | December 2020

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading November 2020

The Guest List by Lucy Foley: I'm not usually a fan of a whodunnit murder mystery, but I saw this title recommended on several book blogs. When the story begins, the reader doesn't know who the victim will be. As it turned out, the victim is a horrible character and I had zero sympathy for … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading November 2020

Four Fun Things

Anticipating a lot more time spent outside over the next few months, I'm eyeing this coat from Canada Goose and hoping Santa might leave it under our tree. A Promised Land will also be under the tree and later, on my bookshelf next to Michelle. Check out Julie on Instagram - she hasn't lost her … Continue reading Four Fun Things

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 43 and 44

Week 43: It was yet another week of staying close to home and for being grateful to have such wonderful parks to walk Tilly in. Autumn has made her presence felt this week. 🙂 The Brainy One and I watched the superb The Trial of the Chicago 7 on Netflix, which we highly recommend. Strictly … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 43 and 44

For The Love of Books | Currently Reading October 2020

Troubled Blood by Robert Galbraith: In a break from romance novels, I devoured this over the course of a week. "Private Detective Cormoran Strike is visiting his family in Cornwall when he is approached by a woman asking for help finding her mother, Margot Bamborough — who went missing in mysterious circumstances in 1974. Strike … Continue reading For The Love of Books | Currently Reading October 2020