Tag Archives: Books

After Twilight

In this case, I refer to the book by Stephenie Meyer, not the time of day. There are hundreds of websites/blogs you can go to for ideas on what to read after Twilight.  I have read several of them for … Continue reading

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Because Chocolate

Because Chocolate

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Cathartic Reads

If you’re reading this without the right glasses on please let me clarify – cathartic, NOT catheter, so if you’re expecting some fascinating insight into the literary world of all things urinary please know that disappointment will follow. As many … Continue reading

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Clock Watching

Normally I’m a very patient person.  I’m quite happy to wait in queues, look around and observe what everyone else is doing, make up various scenarios in my mind of why/who/what/when about their lives; that is, if I’m not reading.  … Continue reading

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Golden Obsession Teaser #1

January 1st, 2013 and I woke up feeling positive and optimistic.  Usually my resolutions fizzle out by 1pm, but this year my resolution (since LOTR has been re-energised by The Hobbit) is to complete Golden Obsession – which I have … Continue reading

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The Book Trailer

Well I bowed to teen pressure and created a book trailer for Banished:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEArllkT_x4 It is my first attempt and I can see so many areas where I could improve.  It took me about two hours to create – half … Continue reading

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Wish I’d thought of that!

Unlike the chap who liked the product so much he bought the company (Remington?), I just sit around bemoaning the fact that I didn’t come up with the idea in the first place to anyone who will listen and admit … Continue reading

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A digital rant

For years I (and all those around me) have been saying it is absolutely crazy that digital versions of hard ‘things’, be they books, films, soundtracks, prints…whatever, ought to be cheaper because the basic material and overhead costs are NON-EXISTANT!  iTunes then … Continue reading

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Great Inventions

BBC Radio 4 had a superb programme called the history of the World in 100 objects.  The book is out now and sits at No 1 on my Christmas list.  But there is one great invention that was missed off.  … Continue reading

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The girl with a dragon tattoo finale NOT

I finished the final in the trilogy this morning and my mind was plagued with questions.  One of my friends told me the boring list of Ikea furniture would be relevant – where?  How?  What relevance is there to Niederman being … Continue reading

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