Monthly Archives: October 2008

Seven Sisters (Benni Harper Mysteries) by Earlene Fowler

Not my most favorite of the series, but nonetheless enjoyable. Benni’s stepson announces that his girlfriend is pregnant and that they plan to marry. The girlfriend is none other than one of his father’s fellow police colleagues… the party planned … Continue reading

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Ordering the Service Record

Over on the WWII Talk Forum I read details of how to obtain a copy of my Grandfather’s Service Record, so at the end of September I downloaded the form from the MOD website, and completed the details. The record … Continue reading

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The Quilter’s Kitchen by Jennifer Chiaverini

The latest book in the Elm Creek series is a small one, not just on size but also content, with just 214 pages which also includes the recipe index. The story is essentially focused on two of the Elm Creek … Continue reading

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Christmas Cake

It is that time again, when we plan to make the Christmas Cake & Puddings. Each year Mum asks what size I am planning to make etc. We usually make then together and have a girly chat. Mum has used … Continue reading

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An Introduction to the coin

When I was about 2 or 3 my grandfather gave me a small leather purse, measuring about 1.5″ x 1″. Inside was a small coin, which is square. It’s a little tarnished, but from research I did about 15 years … Continue reading

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Getting started…George’s War

I have always wondered just why my Grandfather choose to join the Army. In 1940 my Grandfather was working as a milk labourer at what became Unigate Milk Company in Guildford, while his three brothers worked at Manor Farm, on … Continue reading

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Tainted Tree by Jacquelynn Luben

I came across this book purely by chance and am so glad that I did. I was looking on Google to see what books were set in Guildford and noticed that this one was and available from a local publisher. … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night at the Kasbah by Patricia Kitchin

There was something rather fun about this book. A group of women, all yearning in someways for something they haven’t got, meet at a belly dancing class. The group forge friendships at varying levels as they struggle with their own … Continue reading

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