Archive for December, 2008

Christmas ?

Monday, December 29th, 2008 Posted in Books | 1 Comment »

Christmas - what was it; where has it gone? I lost it. The sick bug took it. Not very nice of it to do that because I love Christmas.  Christmas Day - sick, Boxing Day - miserable in bed, Saturday ...

An Onion, a Book and an Inscription

Monday, December 22nd, 2008 Posted in Books | 1 Comment »

Yesterday evening at my meal time, as sometimes happens, I did not know what I was going to have. I am not a good planner ahead of meals for myself. Inevitably I therefore take the easy options - egg, or baked ...

Blog neglect and Christmas

Thursday, December 18th, 2008 Posted in Books | 2 Comments »

I've negleted my blog for a while. Why? Excuse - Christmas got in the way. Anybody else out there who lets Christmas get in the way? Oh but what the ... ? It's a great time in all its aspects. ...

Brideshead Revisited

Thursday, December 4th, 2008 Posted in Books | 2 Comments »

Went to the cinema in a local Arts Centre in nearby market town a couple of nights ago. Saw Brideshead Revisited. I have to admit, I have never read the book, never saw the original film, never saw it on ...

Romantic Novelists Association.

Thursday, December 4th, 2008 Posted in Books | 1 Comment »

The Northern Branch - we should have had our Christmas lunch today  but there was snow! Woke up 6.30 to find it just beginning to snow on top of a thin layer that had come a little earlier. It snowed ...