Monthly Archives: November 2011

Joining the 2012 British Book Challenge

Hosted by The Overflowing Library. Click HERE to sign up. The aim is to read 12 books by British authors, which averages to one a month. The Ship of Brides by JoJo Moyles The Generation Game by Sophie Duffy TBC … Continue reading

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Christmas at Harrington’s by Melody Carlson

I would have missed this book had it not been for an alert advising me of free ebooks for the Kindle. I downloaded it and managed to read the book within a few hours. Not my usual style of book, but this … Continue reading

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Stay Tuned by Lauren Clark

As part of this special promotional extravaganza sponsored by Novel Publicity, the price of the Stay Tuned eBook edition has dropped to just 99 cents this week.What’s more, by purchasing this fantastic book at an incredibly low price, you can enter to … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge – Week 21

Joining the weekly 100 words challenge for Grown ups. This week the prompt is this photo, which is copyrighted to Terry whose blog is at “The Incredible Lightness of Seeing“.   The excite was so much that she could barely breath. After … Continue reading

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Tea Cup Tuesday – Queen Victoria 1887 – Oxford

So, this week another mug that sits on the picture window shelf in our lounge. This was a purchase from an antique shop or perhaps eBay. Made, with no markings to commemorate the Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887. When … Continue reading

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Joining War through the Generations Reading Challenge 2012 – The Great War

The challenge for 2012 is The Great War – sign up HERE. There is also a read-a-long to accompany the challenge and the book is A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway. I have signed up initially for a “dip” … Continue reading

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Ramblings from my Desk…..(3)

Alfie – taken 23rd November 2011 As I type this Alfie is snoozing in the arm chair in my study and was not impressed when I snapped him with my iPhone. The last few nights have been dreadful. I am … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Chicken Meal (Slow Cooker)

A few weeks ago I stopped by one of the regular blogs that I read. There I spotted a easy recipe that I could cook without too much pain and discomfort. It was so easy and smells very tasty as … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge – Week 20 part 3

Joining the weekly 100 words challenge for Grown ups. A selection of prompts for this week is below, based upon the 400th Anniversary of the King James Bible, which was celebrated last week. This is a third contribution for this week ….the … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 102 – Something Fishy!

Despite the name of this blog I am not an angler. My husband is, as was his father and grandfather before him. We have a variety of antique fishing tackle that we have either purchased or inherited from my husband’s … Continue reading

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