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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…

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…

A Room of One’s (My) Own

  Virginia Woolf is well known for pointing out the obvious – that creativity needs space to be free. She also mentioned money…but let’s deal with one thing at a time. I just don’t think I truly appreciated her point until now, as I…

Word of the year – enough

So I missed posting last week. Migraine ugh. One of this things I am learning as I get older is that you have to let shit go when you have a chronic condition like migraines. I have also learned to use the time wisely….

Planners and Journals welcome 2018

  No matter what you feel about New Years resolutions it is hard to not see this time of year as a new beginning. The holidays are such a busy time I was very grateful to take a week after it was all over…

Quaintly & Co Quintessentials box

Well HELLO Petal! Lovely to see you again. Where have I been? Well hibernating for one, it was winter for a long time. Even though we did not get the mountains of snow we get some years, it still slows you down and cuts…

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…