As we are reading this for todays #LBC3Reads, thought I’d share this trailer here! https://youtu.be/ycR1VDYrpME It’s her from the commitments - Maria Doyle Kennedy! Meet Tannie Maria. She's fifty-something, short and soft (perhaps a bit too soft in the wrong places). Tannie Maria is our irresistible narrator, a woman of hearty appetite and formidable culinary … Continue reading TV – Recipes for love and murder
LBC 3 Reads
LBC 3 Reads – March Read
Our bi-monthly zoom book club continues this month and - as is usual for us - we have the theme (however loosely applied) and choices ahead of time. Our 2023 Choices Theme - Delicious Reads This year we will mostly be reading books - fictional and non - that feature or are about food. 21 … Continue reading LBC 3 Reads – March Read
LBC 3 Reads – Our 2023 Reads
Our bi-monthly zoom book club continues this month and - as is usual for us - we have the theme (however loosely applied) and choices ahead of time. Our 2023 Choices Theme - Delicious Reads This year we will mostly be reading books - fictional and non - that feature or are about food. 21 … Continue reading LBC 3 Reads – Our 2023 Reads
LeedsBoookClub Christmas Do!
Yippee! It’s that time of the year! Am busy organising the @LeedsBookClub Christmas do for December and feeling incredibly excited to see everyone in person again! Since March 2020, there have now been a total of 75 book clubs via zoom; 1 Christmas meet up face to face and 3 in person book clubs. So … Continue reading LeedsBoookClub Christmas Do!
Upcoming Reads for July and August
Here are our picks for the next few weeks: 10-07 – Long bright river by Liz Moore – LBCWSwan 13-07 – The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste – LBCHorsforth16-07 – The Name of the Rose – Umberto Eco – LBC3Reads10-08 – Lagoon – Nnedi Okorafor – LBCHorsforth14-08 – The thief and the demon by Roderick T … Continue reading Upcoming Reads for July and August
REARRANGED – #LBC3Reads
We will be moving todays book club until April 23rd as I’m still in the resting stage of recovery. Thanks to all for being so understanding! Date: 23rd April 2022Time: 12.30pm Venue: ZoomBook: Less - AS Greer
Now reading for LBC3Reads – Bookworm
For Saturdays LBC 3 Reads book club, we are reading Bookworm by Lucy Mangan Our book club theme for the year is Books about Books and this one certainly qualifies! When Lucy Mangan was little, stories were everything. They opened up new worlds and cast light on all the complexities she encountered in this one. She was whisked away to Narnia … Continue reading Now reading for LBC3Reads – Bookworm
Bookshelf Challenge No 2 – In the Teeth of the Evidence – Dorothy L Sayers
For the last few years, one of my besties has been doing the Unread Shelf challenge. The idea is (in part – it’s a bigger challenge than it looks) to use prompts to help a reader work through the Unread Titles on their shelves. Inspired by her, I am in the midst of attempting to gain control … Continue reading Bookshelf Challenge No 2 – In the Teeth of the Evidence – Dorothy L Sayers
Our final book clubs for 2021 #LBCHorsforth - 10/11/21 - A Thousand Ships - Natalie Haynes - 7:30pm In A Thousand Ships, broadcaster and classicist Natalie Haynes retells the story of the Trojan War from an all-female perspective.This was never the story of one woman, or two. It was the story of all of them.In the … Continue reading November Books
Vincent Van Gogh 360° at York
Yesterday – while attending the book club that I ditched last month – I was reminded that I have yet to post about the Vincent Van Gogh exhibition …Vincent Van Gogh 360° at York Have finally written up the Van Gogh exhibition we had to rearrange #LBC3Reads for.