Category Archive: Reading Rhubarb

A Banff Birthday with Brontës and Butterflies.

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I had a mid-week birthday last week and what with being the only person I know not at work that day, I decided to take myself out. First thing in the morning my… Continue reading

View over the top of my book #27

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My husband is about to start the final placement of his Social Work degree – hooray! The end is in sight, but for the next six months he won’t really be able to… Continue reading

Festive fun, Sparta, and proof, if it were needed, that felt-booted lute players are the devil’s minstrels.

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A belated Happy New Year to one and all! Christmas is now but a distant memory, yet I’m reluctant to cease the treats and have turned the crisps, wine and mince pie-related revelry… Continue reading

In The Bleak, Pointless, January

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Happy new year! Happy new books! Happy frugal January living! Happy windscreen scraping! Happy thinking about a diet or face being cut in half by jeans waistband when sitting down! (That last one… Continue reading

It’s beginning to look a lot like Dickens

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Regular readers of this blog will know that I like to do a spot of knitting. At the beginning of the year I was asked by Interweave if I’d write patterns for some… Continue reading

“I am the Ghost of Christmas Present,” said the Spirit. “Look upon me!”

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Once upon a time, we used to post on here daily. Sure, there’s two of us so the burden was split, but I still don’t know how we did it. I suspect many… Continue reading

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

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On my way to work tonight I drove through a light swirling of the white stuff and was hoping against hope that on my return journey I might find the fields and hills… Continue reading

Seeds For The Robins, Neeps For The Deer.

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Storm Caroline made the end of my week a cold, wet and battered one. The area I cover with my sheltered housing job is coastal, and the sea often came up over the… Continue reading

Reading Round-up (now fortified with knitting and library news)

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I’ve been purchasing! I really can’t afford it, but BARGAINS! I was looking for all the Tommy and Tuppences. Amazon had the price for one book as £7.99, and I got the whole… Continue reading

Oops! I did it again

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A couple of weekends ago I headed off for a much looked forward to reunion with some old friends from my Brighton book group. I’m still a member, reading the monthly book choices… Continue reading