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

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

Learn Something New Every Day 2020 | Days 26-30

September meant that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness was approaching. It also meant that Shimelle was running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I learned throughout September here. Day 26: Sorting out my sock drawer is strangely therapeutic. 🙂 Day 27: Compiling a dog-walking playlist from songs mentioned … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day 2020 | Days 26-30

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 37 and 38

Week 37: Everything this week was centered around The Boy Child returning to school ... 🙂 Two other highlights were another haircut (which I'm never taking for granted ever again) and a visit to Sywell for a day hanging out with The Brother. Week 38: I picked up the latest offering from J K Rowling … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 37 and 38

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading September 2020

Beach Read by Emily Henry: January is a 29-year-old romance writer who no longer believes in happily-ever-after. Demoralised and broke, she moves into the beach house she inherited when her father died, hoping to lick her wounds and finish her current manuscript. But then, in a cruel twist of fate, she discovers her neighbour is … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading September 2020

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading August 2020

I'm still reading romances ... The Knitting in the City series by Penny Reid (8 books in total, read on Kindle): All the women in these stories are smart and kick ass. There is plenty of female empowerment. Women supporting women. Yes, these are romance novels, but they are so much more. Each story is … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading August 2020

Four Fun Things

London has enjoyed incredible weather over the last few weeks, which has more than made up for the lack of overseas travel. The availability of an online grocery shopping slot appears to be back to pre-Covid times. Series 1 of Virgin River on Netflix is a sweet and easy watch (recommended by the lovely Melissa). … Continue reading Four Fun Things