The Last Thing To Burn – Will Dean

On an isolated farm in the United Kingdom, a woman is trapped by the monster who kidnapped her seven years ago. When she discovers she is pregnant, …The Last Thing To Burn – Will Dean Sounds like an excellent, albeit painful, read. Thanks Dave!

Now (cheat) reading – The Batman Who Laughs

Because I was just lent it and it looks so good! Obviously I’ll return to the book club choice tomorrow! "Left rattled by the events of Dark Nights: Metal, Bruce Wayne must come face to face with the ultimate evil spawned from the Dark Multiverse. One part Batman one part Joker. The Batman Who Laughs. … Continue reading Now (cheat) reading – The Batman Who Laughs

LBC3READS – Tinker Tailor Score

Given that one of the scores was a 2/10, I think you’ll all be very impressed to discover that we scored this... 8/10 Also, it’s our first spinal tap of 2021! An 11/10! Given that these are our personal comfort reads I imagine quite a few will be Spinal Tapped! (Also, I haven’t updated that … Continue reading LBC3READS – Tinker Tailor Score

SOTD – BardCore Cover – Somebody that I used to know

X just sent me this. It’s a cover of the Gotye feat Kimbra song with a bardcore/medieval twist. So I clearly have a mew obsession to go explore.SOTD – BardCore Cover – Somebody that I used to know My latest obsession...

LBC 3 Reads tomorrow!

Discussing the first of our EXTREME Comfort Reads Tinker tailor soldier spy by John le Carre Tomorrow, 12.30pm via zoom. Email or tweet if you want the link.

It sifts from Leaden Sieves – Emily Dickinson

It sifts from Leaden Sieves -It powders all the Wood.It fills with Alabaster WoolThe Wrinkles of the Road - It makes an even FaceOf Mountain, and of Plain -Unbroken Forehead from the EastUnto the East again - It reaches to the Fence -It wraps it Rail by RailTill it is lost in Fleeces -It deals … Continue reading It sifts from Leaden Sieves – Emily Dickinson

#NowReading – Celestial Bodies – Jokha Alharthi

Technically, I’ll be starting this tomorrow. This is the first #LBCHorsforth read for 2021. Jokha Alharthi and translator Marilyn Booth Celestial Bodies is set in the village of al-Awafi in Oman, where we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries Abdallah after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla who rejects … Continue reading #NowReading – Celestial Bodies – Jokha Alharthi

By Heart – Sonnet 130 – My Mistress’ Eyes are nothing like the Sun

A proper treat for you tonight! As part of my By Heart project, I decided to revisit my favourite Shakespearean Sonnet - 130 (yes, I was exactly the teenager you’re imagining). This was no doubt influenced by my Aunt and cousin watching 10 Things I Hate About You and instantly thinking of me. I enjoyed … Continue reading By Heart – Sonnet 130 – My Mistress’ Eyes are nothing like the Sun

Film Night – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Just finished Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by John le Carre for our first #LBC3Reads of the year (Saturday, 16th, 12.30pm via zoom!). So have given myself a night off to give the 2011 film a shot. The cast is a bit impressive - Gary Oldman - George Smiley.Kathy Burke - Connie Sachs.Benedict Cumberbatch - Peter … Continue reading Film Night – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

LBCWSwan – Queenie

Scored a 6.5 from our chat!