That bodes well

Am now reading LBC White Swans choice for Sunday - Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart. Which I promptly announced on Twitter. Brace! 😬😬😬😬😬

LBC Horsforth – By the Numbers

My bestie - and occasional Book Club member (it's tricky, what with living in a whole other country) - is a bit of a whiz with numbers. She has gone through our reads from 2012 - 2020 and put an order to them! Thanks so much to Loraine! We have read 88 reads so far … Continue reading LBC Horsforth – By the Numbers

The Trussell Trust

You been watching the news? Northern tiers. Maybe don’t. The inconsistencies will make your eyes water. Or weep. I’ve had to turn it off (then ruined…The Trussell Trust

Satisfying Sunday

Tonight I’m finishing off the fellowship of the ring. It’s just such a perfect trilogy (aside from the lack of women and …you know every other aspect…Satisfying Sunday I met a book clubber! 😍😍😍

Bookclub, Buddies and Brooding

On Thursday, when chatting with a bestie during our reading night, I was so smug that I was 2 books ahead for two of my book clubs. I could read …Bookclub, Buddies and Brooding I blogged about book club on today’s post from the other me.

#NowReading – The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

The Night Circus (Erin Morgenstern) has been recommended to me by a few friends - and repeatedly by @Scampykat. So in my ‘week off’ from book club choices, I’ve decided to give this a go. A second hand copy conveniently appeared in a charity shop window (score!) so it feels like fate...magic perhaps 😉 The … Continue reading #NowReading – The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

FILM – Alive Inside

Did you know that 850000 people in the UK are living with a form of Dementia? And that's due to rise to 1 million by 2020, increasing to 2 million by 2050? Because - while I was aware that the numbers are high and that we're an aging population - I hadn't joined up the … Continue reading FILM – Alive Inside

The Brontë Parsonage

This week, I have a friend from home visiting. We are both avid readers (in fact Laini has blogged for LBC in the past) and have a particular soft spot for the wild gothic stories drawn up by Charlotte, Emily and Anne. Visiting the place that kindled their imaginations and provided the backdrop for their … Continue reading The Brontë Parsonage

BLOG – Wizards Unite

I don't read anymore. Or write. Or blog. Or talk. For the last week, all I've done is confound the foundables! I'm hooked! The creators of Pokémon Go have teamed up with Warner Brothers and created a game for those intrigued by the world of Harry Potter. In terms of gameplay, there's a whole lot … Continue reading BLOG – Wizards Unite

Poetry in action

As taken by @HalfPintBlonde Wall poetry in Leiden, which is a lovely little town that looks quintessentially Dutch, down to the windmill at the edge of the canal 🌷 I love seeing art and words and poetry in action. Excellent spot K and thanks for letting me share! You can follow @HalfPintBlonde (and why wouldn't … Continue reading Poetry in action