Monthly Archives: July 2012

Olympic Torch Relay – 20th July 2012

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Historic Tapestry

I am excited to announce that I am to become part of a regular and established group blog called Historical Tapestry with four other people – Ana of Aneca’s World Kailana of The Written World Marg of The Intrepid Reader Nannette … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Gillian Mawson

I have recently had the good fortune to interview Gillian Mawson, author of the forthcoming book, Guernsey Evacuees. This is a fascinating subject and I am delighted that Gillian agreed to be interviewed. Here is what Gillian had to say … Continue reading

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Library Loot – 18th July

Having read a review of Address Unknown by Kressman Taylor last month I ordered it from the library. I went to collect it yesterday and have devoured it already. A review will be up shortly. I hadn’t planned on selecting … Continue reading

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Franco – British Exhibition, held in London England in 1908

I love to collect commemorative things. It really all started when we bought our late Victorian house and we wanted to decorate the house with some plates and alike from the Victorian age. We then spotted some plates and saucers … Continue reading

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Sew Deadly by Elizabeth Lynn Casey

Tori is delighted to have been offered the job of town librarian in Sweet Briar, South Carolina, to get away from her cheating ex. She starts gently revolutionising the library and adds a children’s corner to the library and then … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon – Reviews, writing and further ponderings….

Over the last week I have been catching up with writing up my book reviews. The Twitter Diaries by Imogen Lloyd Webber and Georgie Thompson is the story of friendship that forms across the Atlantic and consists of the 140 words … Continue reading

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Impeccable Petunia Part 1: Claws, Paws, Feathers and Jaws by Katie Christine & illustrated by Jonathan Edward

A delightful and gentle book about a hen called Petunia who lives as part of a brood in the garden of a house. Petunia is almost an outcast in the hen world. She likes to enjoy the sunshine and flowers … Continue reading

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Poetry is Dead, but Living is Not by Jay Hobbs

Poetry is Dead, but Living is Not is a collection of 3 books of poetry written by Jay Hobbs. Not a huge volume, just 95 pages but the collection is thought provoking and emotional. Within the book is a huge … Continue reading

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A Postcard from Umbria by Damaris West

Written in a conversationalist style, Damaris reveals an honest approach to the trials and tribulations of relocating from the UK to Umbria in Italy. Damaris and her husband purchased a house which they renovated and dealing with the bureaucracy of such an … Continue reading

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