Book Blog: The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne by Brian Moore

When I have time I read book blogs published by other readers and occasionally find my next good read. This is what happened when I read a review of The Feast of Lupercal by Brian Moore on the HeavenAli book blog. The novel sounded really intriguing and well written so I checked it out on…… Continue reading Book Blog: The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne by Brian Moore

Quotes for today

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I created this blogpost in 2017 after watching a TV adaptation of “Howards End”. First published in 1910, E.M. Forster’s literary masterpiece is bursting with quotables. Re-visiting the post the other day I thought it was worth another outing. Hope you enjoy these “Howards End” Quotes. The images are all from Pixabay, a marvellous free…… Continue reading Quotes for today

Sunday Serial #1

Here’s the first instalment of Sunday Serial. I hope you enjoy reading it. PART ONETuesday 10th April 2001 to Monday 16th July 2001 CHAPTER ONE Whenever Major Howard Roberts was depressed, which was quite often, he would go up to his study and stand at the window looking out. His gaze would take in his…… Continue reading Sunday Serial #1

More Cat Quotes

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If you enjoyed my Literary Cats you’re sure to love these felines too. Purr! Leonardo da Vinci The smallest feline is a masterpiece. image credit: https://pixabay.com/en/student-pictures-exhibition-gallery-1258137/ Colette Time spent with a cat is never wasted. image credit: https://pixabay.com/en/cat-clock-animal-domestic-cute-1113330/ Jules Verne I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could…… Continue reading More Cat Quotes

Book Blog: Mockingbird by Walter Tevis

One of the best things that’s happened to me recently is discovering the writing of Walter Tevis. I’ve lost count of the number of fantastic authors I’ve read over the years but Tevis has to come near the top of the list of Best Writers. Born in 1928, Tevis was an American novelist and short…… Continue reading Book Blog: Mockingbird by Walter Tevis

April’s Special Flower

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Do you know which flower is special for April? The Old Farmer’s Almanac says it can be either the daisy or the sweetpea. Flower Press explains that, “Each month of the year is associated with its very own flower. April is somewhat of an exception since there are two flowers associated with this month –…… Continue reading April’s Special Flower