Category: Books

What’s on my bookshelf – Agatha Christie

  Recently I’ve had an idea for a new series of blog posts and today is the first one. Welcome to “What’s on my bookshelf?” I’m going to photograph and talk about individual bookshelves around my home. I’m already stretching that plan with this… Continue Reading “What’s on my bookshelf – Agatha Christie”

Book review – Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

  I am a big fan of a good story. One that captures my attention, has at least one or two characters that I can identify with, and leaves me with a satisfying conclusion. I am happy to say I found all of those… Continue Reading “Book review – Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield”

Hello again

Well it has been much longer than I had anticipated to get back to the keyboard and write a blog. Winter around here does tend to get a bit dismal. After all of the colour and excitement of Christmas and blogmas I went into… Continue Reading “Hello again”

Blogmas day 13 – Old Christmas

Hello my little festive baubles Today I am going to chat about my favourite Christmas story. While I love the traditional “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens; it is The one above that I return to every year. In fact these stories precede the… Continue Reading “Blogmas day 13 – Old Christmas”

Book Review The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches

So let’s talk books shall we? All my intentions of getting a crafty blog written this weekend fell away after my visit to the bookstore on Friday. I had a gift certificate burning a hole in my pocket and there is no better gift… Continue Reading “Book Review The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches”

More snow, and more snow.

“Meanwhile,’ said Mr Tumnus, ‘it is winter in Narnia, and has been for ever so long, and we shall both catch cold if we stand here talking in the snow.  Daughter of Eve from the far land of Spare Oom where eternal summer reigns… Continue Reading “More snow, and more snow.”

The Artist’s Way

It was Julia Cameron’s birthday the other day. I found this out through the wonderful world of Facebook. This reminded me to visit her website. http://juliacameronlive.com/ I first discovered her book The Artist Way about 15 years ago and I can honestly say it… Continue Reading “The Artist’s Way”

Saturday at Hedgehog Hill

Well there is much work going on at Hedgehog Hill theses days. We are very anxious to finally move in completely. We did stay over night on Friday, but there is no internet, no cable TV, and no shower. So really it is like VERY… Continue Reading “Saturday at Hedgehog Hill”

Books and Libraries

You know how sometimes you glance across a room and the sun is slanting in a window in a way that makes the objects glow? Or possibly you just notice the dust accumulating on the floor.. I grabbed my camera not long ago because I… Continue Reading “Books and Libraries”