Tag Archives: books

5 Childhood Favourite Books

Today Dr Tanya says let’s list 5 books you enjoyed as a child. My list is probably very dated compared to other people’s, but I was born in 1956 and was encouraged to read books that were considered classics. Little … Continue reading

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Sunday Ramble Prompt #7

EMKingston is our hostess for the Sunday Ramble. You can find out more and join in here This week’s topic is “Books“. Here are the questions: Do you prefer digital, paperback, or hard bound books? Do you have a library … Continue reading

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An Informal Survey of Writers About Reading

Maggie has thrown this out to us today. You can respond directly here A discussion with a writer friend piqued by curiosity about the reading habits of writers. I’d love to see some responses to these questions. How often do … Continue reading

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Sandman’s Saturday Q and A 13th March

A bit of book related fun for you: https://sandmanjazz.wordpress.com/2021/03/13/sandmans-saturday-q-and-a/ I was an avid book reader in my twenties……… I, um, read 5 on honeymoon in 1977. The Killing Gift, Jaws, Incubus, Suffer the Children and Swarm. The marriage failed after … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #276 – Books -21st May

Michael’s challenge this week: This week the topic for the Tale Weaver is ‘BOOKS’. What thoughts does this word conjure for you? A first novel? A second one? A wish to write your own? Your favourite book? What are you … Continue reading

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Something to read………..

I have had a book on my bedside table for about 2 months, and apart from a couple of challenges requiring certain pages, lines, and words in books currently being read, I haven’t opened it. Being a bit over-blogged and … Continue reading

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Guilty Reader Book Tag

I picked this one up from Teresa over at The Haunted Wordsmith who had picked it up from here: https://colecampfireblog.com/2018/11/08/throwback-thursday-guilty-reader-book-tag/ It’s something a little different, so I thought I’d answer the questions too, though I’m not tagging anyone (unless they … Continue reading

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Keepsakes, or keeping for the sake of ???

  When we knew we were going to sell and downsize our lifestyle (though we hadn’t anticipated being quite this drastic!) we were pretty thorough with getting rid of ‘stuff’ we either hadn’t used for years, was worn out, didn’t … Continue reading

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A Celebration

Six months ago when I started my blog, I didn’t think I’d have very much to write about. Yet this is my 200th post. Yes,As I could find absolutely nothing of interest on the subject of “200” to embroider upon, … Continue reading

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A Novel Death?

The topic on the radio this morning was books, and what we had read as a child. Like most little girls, I had copies of Black Beauty, Little Women, Heidi, What Katy Did and What Katy Did Next. From the … Continue reading

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