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Goodbye 2010, Hello 2011

Happy New Year!  I hope you have all been having an enjoyable and indulgent festive period; may you have been bestowed with books and grey ones for those of you still awaiting your Persephone Secret Santa gift. Santa Claus did not -sadly- bring me reinstated internet access so I am still limited at home for [...]

Publishing Experience Pt. 2

In the comments to the first part of my Publishing Experience account Karen of Book Bath asked to learn more about a typical day in the publishing world; I would have to say from my limited experience that there was no typical day for me.  Now it may be that for a fully-fledged publicity assistant [...]

Love by Toni Morrison

If you are a regular reader of my blog then you may well know that Toni Morrison is one of my favourite writers.  I own all of her books (in matching white editions): I cherish her books; I ration them out.  To date I have read six of Morrison’s nine novels and now Love may [...]

Books, Red Wine and Chocolate

When I’m reading I do like doing it with a cuppa and some chocolate; I have also been known to have a glass of wine in one hand and a book in the other.  When I was given the opportunity to review chocolate with red wine, it was an offer I could not decline.  I [...]

Defined by Books

Simon of Stuck-in-a-Book tagged me in his ten books meme three weeks ago and I am only now getting around to posting; both another cookie crumbles and JoAnn of Lakeside Musings tagged me in the honest scrap “ten things” award so this is also a response to them with ten bookish things about me. Simon’s [...]

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