Category Archives: Books

Hard to Concentrate

It’s been so hard to concentrate. I bring a book to my chemo sessions and so far after 8 sessions I haven’t read a single word. Somehow the brain fog is even worse during the session. It feels like a … Continue reading

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Emily Gravett

I adore illustrations by Emily Gravett. She’s an English children’s book writer and illustrator who is in her fourties like me. To me her’s is the dream career and her talent is what I admire as opposed to careers where … Continue reading

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Peekaboo Books

I love Children’s Books that are well made. Gonna start writing about my favourite ones.

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Enchanted by ‘A Room with a View’: Both the Book & the Movie

Am in the middle of the novel ‘A Room with a View’ and the trailer on Youtube of the 1985 movie brought back lovely memories. Would love to watch this movie again and if only our theatres screened old movies. … Continue reading

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A Stolen Life

The book ‘A Stolen Life’ moved me tremendously. I talk about it my latest post.

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Some Days this World is Hard to Fathom

I watched the movie The Dark Knight Rises and felt a chill when the random shooting scene came on. I can’t even begin to imagine how terrifying it must have been for the victims. The horrifying mass murder in a … Continue reading

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A Book I Could Not Put Down

I have been having trouble concentrating lately, but this was one book I could not put down. Reading it made me happier as well. It’s one of those books where you want it to go on for a bit more. … Continue reading

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Toffee Cider at The Pigeonhole (Duxton Hill)

My second time at the Pigeon Hole and it won’t be my last. Loved the gracious welcome we get here and the delicious toffee cider. It’s a haven when it’s packed to the gills everywhere else. Felt so at ease … Continue reading

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Books I Want to Read Again

I write about 3 books that immediately came to mind when I thought about books I wanted to read again. That’s the beauty of a great book – once is never enough. You can read about it at White As … Continue reading

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A Random Thomas & Ishiguro Post

A Book I like. Ishiguro’s Remain’s of the Day was beautiful as well.  Relished every word. And a book series the kids in my family seem to love.

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