Monthly Archives: September 2011

Scarborough

  It doesn’t seem to matter that I have visited Scarborough dozens of times since my childhood trips to the town, the moment I drive along familiar streets and step out onto the beach front, I am transported back 35+ years. … Continue reading

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Sixteen

So much for persevering with Nancy Mitford. I decided that I just needed a Vampire fix so picked up The Radleys. I had already watched the TV Book Club discuss the novel so knew not expect my usual Vampire tale. … Continue reading

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A year ago today

  A year ago today we got on a plane and had a 16 day adventure in the US. A year ago today I was still a civil servant. A year ago today we were dogless and still missing him … Continue reading

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In my head I’m singing…

the theme tune to Strictly Come Dancing. Yay, it’s back. The line up has been revealed and I’m not moaning about them all, yet. I’m just looking forward to the first proper show, and their debut dance. Saturday nights are just brilliant two of … Continue reading

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Cracker Dog Crazy

It is one of the funniest things he does. Almost every time we go out into the garden Buddy finds some toy, or stick, or rotting apple and proceeds to tare up and down the garden with it. Up and … Continue reading

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Mazzle

What is a mazzle I hear you cry? Would you believe a cross between a map and a jigsaw puzzle? Yes, I know it’s a bit odd but I bought it a walking/cycling out-doorsey type shop and gave it to Gav … Continue reading

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It just goes to show

I know nothing about my own mind. There I was committing myself to completing the Nancy Mitford then I went and bought a new Agatha. It happens occasionally. I tell myself I’ll do something then go and do the opposite … Continue reading

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Book update

It’s been a while since I finished a book. I am only on book sixteen. That means I have ten to get through before then end of the year if I’m to get to my goal of 26 books read … Continue reading

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