Once again I have been very lucky to have somebody volunteer a guest post for my blog. As this is somewhere I’d love to go, but probably never will, I was so happy when Christine from Christine Bernasconi Photography went for me! She took some wonderful photographs and wrote this beautiful – and very informative […]
A perfect reflection in a rock pool . . . This is the sea. In these uneven walls A wave lies prisoned. Far and far away Outward to ocean, as the slow tide falls, Her sisters through the capes that hold the bay Dancing in lovely liberty recede. Yet lovely in captivity she lies, Filled […]
Let me begin by saying that I don’t usually read spy thrillers. So the fact that I’ve not only read several John le Carré novels, but have some of them on my “favourite books” list, is quite remarkable. For years John le Carré’s novels had been on our bookshelf (Willie is a fan), but I’d not […]
Our dog Rosie now has her own blog! From Life with a Neurotic Cat . . . So why would I, a dog, want to have my own blog? I suppose I could say “because I can”, but it’s more than that. I’m a smart and opinionated dog, and since Lisa (female human) won’t let […]
This is essentially a “best of the last eighteen months” post i.e. since my last post of this kind (See: 7 Links: A Peek Into My Archives). So if like me, you were too busy to keep up with your blog reading this year, have a look and see what you missed. Or if you’ve only […]
Happy Holidays to everybody! I hope that this week is a happy and peaceful one for you and your loved ones. Wishing you all a Healthy, Happy and Peaceful New Year. Thank you for your support over the last year!
Or to give it its full title: The Elfish Gene: Dungeons, Dragons And Growing Up Strange. My reading is often influenced by book titles. The more unusual the better, and this one certainly got my attention! As the e-book was not available for download, I ended up listening to the audio-book version which is narrated […]