#ThrowbackThursday #BookReview Everybody Lies by Julia Hughes @Tinksaid

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For several years I wrote a book blog and accumulated reviews of some really good reads. I saw on Twitter that Renee at It’s Book Talk started using the #ThrowbackThursday meme as a way to share books that are old favourites or have been waiting to be read for a long time. I decided to…… Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday #BookReview Everybody Lies by Julia Hughes @Tinksaid

Brilliant performance of Ravel’s Bolero

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If you haven’t seen this fabulous performance of Ravel’s Bolero, it’s well worth watching. Almost four and a half million views – four of them from me! https://youtu.be/ILNDWCLVnpw As the title on the film clip says – stunning! Thanks for visiting my blog today.

Sunday Serial #12

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I’m following a nineteenth century tradition and publishing some of “Leefdale” by Michael Murray in weekly instalments. You can find the links to previous instalments on this page. So, if you like the Dickensian idea of reading your novels in weekly instalments, read on ….. CHAPTER FIVE Louise had been both thrilled and apprehensive when…… Continue reading Sunday Serial #12

#Throwback Thursday #BookReview Make a Joyful Noise by Jenny Worstall @JennyWorstall

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For several years I wrote a book blog and accumulated comments on a wealth of really good reads. I saw on Twitter that Renee at It’s Book Talk started using the #ThrowbackThursday meme as a way to share books that are old favourites or have been waiting to be read for a long time. I…… Continue reading #Throwback Thursday #BookReview Make a Joyful Noise by Jenny Worstall @JennyWorstall

Summer of 1976 wedding

We celebrated our forty second wedding anniversary last week and these scans of our wedding cards surfaced when I was searching on my hard-drive for photos of the big day. They’re a lovely souvenir of the 1970s and a beautiful day for a wedding in the glorious summer of 1976.  We received some congratulatory telegrams…… Continue reading Summer of 1976 wedding