Category Archives: Books

Advent Calendar 2017 – Christmas Reading

I nowhere read as much as I used to due to a variety of drains on my time and the pull of social media, but there are several books that I read every December. I really like the Elm Creek … Continue reading

Posted in Advent Posts, Books | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Books, Desk Ramblings! | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Books, Genealogy | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Books, Weekend Cooking | 4 Comments

Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott

Until I signed up to take part in the PBC I had never heard of this book or author. I ordered my copy from the library and waited for the email telling me it had arrived. Then on 22nd January … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Writing | Tagged , , | 12 Comments

Historical Fiction Reading Challenge 2013

Taking part in the Historical Fiction Reading Challenge again this year. I am pledging to hopefully read 5 books making me a Victorian Reader! The Sign up Page is HERE

Posted in Books | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Culling a book collection

I recently read at Read in a Single Sitting the contemplation of book culling. I was about to respond to that post, but then decided that I would write the following post and then share the link. Crafty I know, … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Books | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Books, Genealogy | Leave a comment

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…..at the party planned … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Leave a comment