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Just a girl who lives on books…

Congratulations to Verity and Ken!

It has been said often but bears repeating: one of the most surprising but wonderful by-products of blogging are the friendships that have been forged through a shared passion for books.  I consider myself blessed to have met (in real life and virtually) so many people who I have an affinity with, “kindred spirits” as [...]

The TV Book Club

Paperback Reader; Simon of Stuck in a Book; Candice from MEC Media Agency; Jo Brand, comedienne, writer and The TV Book Club presenter and Meera Syal, presenter, actress, comedienne and writer Early last month I was invited (thanks to Simon, who likes to have company to these types of things) to attend the recording session [...]

Recent Acquisitions

I have amassed many books recently through the kindness of publishers and of blogging friends.  In fact, as I was drafting this post I realised that I had acquired even more when I discovered a book stack photograph that I had forgotten to share with you. The gifts in this pile are the ones teetering [...]

A Grand Afternoon Out

The votes are in, have been verified and I am in the process of writing up my impressions on the books you are most curious about.  In the meantime I am sharing with you a photograph of the delectable afternoon tea I partook in at the weekend.  The celebration was in honour of a London [...]


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