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Desk Ramblings……22

Oh my, it has been a long time since I sat and wrote here. A variety of domestic, personal and health issues have been an energy and brain drain. I am sure that you all know what I mean. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Nature, Nurture or something else…..

Last night my blogging buddy Pauleen from Family history across the seas reshared a post that she wrote back in 2012.  The post, which can be read HERE talks about how Pauleen feels of being an Australian.  I read the post as … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Nigella Christmas

I am cheating ever so slightly and writing this post in January! Just before last Christmas I caught on the television the end of Nigella Christmas the TV programme. I was inspired with one of her recipes and had to … Continue reading

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Ist to Die by James Patterson

I have had the start of this series on my pile of books to read for about 3 years. I have just started to read the series and I am already hooked. This is starting to follow the life and … Continue reading

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Family Tree by Barbara Delinsky

This, my first Delinsky book was devoured in three days! For me it was a page turner and thought provoking. Dana & Hugh who are both white, are looking forward to the birth of their first child. When the baby … Continue reading

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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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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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Reading Wish List!

The list is never ending; and is bound to get longer! These are books that I want to read, or if they are more historical, its because I want to look at them for something I’m working on. I just … Continue reading

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The Shadow Of The Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

This wonderful quote is from the book: “Every book, every volume you see here, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a … Continue reading

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