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Tilly's treat Listening: to Keane's new single, "The Way I Feel" (and thinking that they sound like The Killers. Watching: and enjoying Series One of Madame Secretary on Amazon Prime. Reading: Nightingale Point by Luan Goldie (review to follow). Processing: 143 photos from our first wedding of the summer. Making: the 6x8 album needed for … Continue reading Right Now …

A Return to the Harry Potter Studio Tour

We returned recently to the Harry Potter Studios, after having first visited in April 2017. The difference this time was that (1) we went with friends, (2) Gringotts Bank is now open for business and (3) Warner Bros has upped its game considerably when it comes to entertaining visitors with autism. Hogwarts bound The biggest … Continue reading A Return to the Harry Potter Studio Tour

Four Fun Things

Source The final part of Hilary Mantel's trilogy about Thomas Cromwell has a release date and I have it on pre-order. Annabel's, Berkeley Square London has been in bloom! The Chelsea Flower Show has been and gone, but many stores in Chelsea and the West End have pulled out all the stops for the occasion. … Continue reading Four Fun Things

New York City | Bookshops

During my recent solo adventure to New York City, I revisited the Strand Bookstore and discovered two new-to-me ones along the way: I wrote after my first visit to the Strand that I found it overwhelming. This time I had more of a clue about which sections I wanted to spend time in and the … Continue reading New York City | Bookshops

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading April 2019

Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid: Initially I wasn’t interested in a story about rock & roll but people kept recommending it. I definitely had a hard time remembering that it was fiction, because I kept wanting to look up the band online to listen to their music and see their faces … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading April 2019

Four Fun Things

Flamingo-themed wedding invitations are the best. Flamingo flair I loved, loved, loved Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid (review coming at the end of the month). An excellent read Tilly modelled bandanas on Paw Fiesta's Instagram feed. Playing it cool A fun Instagram account to follow is grantdraws. Books captured perfectly

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading March 2019

Nowhere to Lay One's Head by Francoise Frenkel: "In 1921, Françoise Frenkel a Jewish woman from Poland opens Berlin's very first French bookshop. It is a dream come true. The bookshop attracts artists and diplomats, celebrities and poets. It brings Françoise peace, friendship and prosperity. Then one summer's day in 1939 Berlin's Jewish shops and … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading March 2019