Tag Archives: 13 Challenges

Royal Albert Memorial Museum

Since we have lived within a stones throw of Exeter I have always wanted to visit the museum there. Then today we had opportunity. The car was going into the garage and we were provided with a courtesy car. The … Continue reading

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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

A few months ago whilst channel flicking for a movie we spotted Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. Now we had never heard of the film, but as we watched we felt that it must be based upon a book. A … Continue reading

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The Behaviour of Moths by Poppy Adams

This was the May read for my book group and I opened the pages quite keen to get started. From the beginning I felt a sense of familiarity with A Place of Secrets by Rachel Hore, although the storyline did … Continue reading

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A La Ronde, Exmouth Devon

Over the bank holiday weekend, we visited the National Trust house of A La Ronde, a delightful 16 sided house built in 1796 for two spinster cousins, Jane and Mary Parminter. According to my journal, we last visited on 11th … Continue reading

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Without Reservations by Alice Steinbach

A couple of months ago I saw a review of this book over at Captive Reader and immediately requested the book from my local library. A few weeks ago it arrived and about a week ago I started the book. Alice … Continue reading

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13 Challenges of 2013

Now, as readers of this blog will know, I like a challenge, so when I read this one over at Julia’s Place I knew that I would probably take part. Julia is suitably inspired by her friend Lisa. Here is the … Continue reading

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