Archive for December, 2009

A Feast or Disaster?

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009 Posted in Books | 3 Comments »

Back from Tesco. We shouldn't starve at Christmas!  There are a few more things to get but they are obtainable at the shop directly opposite me in the village.  Even if snow develops I'll be able to get them. Turkey ...

Books From My Bookshelves 7. 12 December 2009

Saturday, December 12th, 2009 Posted in Books, BOOKS FROM MY BOOKSHELVES | Comments Off on Books From My Bookshelves 7. 12 December 2009

There is a shelf in my kitchen.  If it held pots and pans I wouldn't be writing about it here. It holds BOOKS, recipe books, handy for use. Nearly 50! And there are 40 others and two part-works in my ...

Books From My Bookshelves 6. 6 December 2009

Sunday, December 6th, 2009 Posted in Books, BOOKS FROM MY BOOKSHELVES | Comments Off on Books From My Bookshelves 6. 6 December 2009

My Art teacher, when I was at school in Middlesbrough, used to occasionally direct our attention to architecture. This fascinated me and since then I have always had an interest in architecture. I left school in 1939 and went to ...

From My Bookshelves 7. 4th December

Friday, December 4th, 2009 Posted in Books | Comments Off on From My Bookshelves 7. 4th December

My entry of the 10th October shows how my early reading took me to John Buchan. I have twenty-six books by him on my bookshelves, the first, Prester John which was on my school list for reading. It led me ...

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 Posted in Books | 2 Comments »

Been to the Romantic Novelists Association (Northern Branch) meeting at Beckwithshaw near Harrogate today. Well, it was our Christmas Lunch so it was only a meting in the sense that we met together. We had an enjoyable lunch and of ...

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 Posted in Books | Comments Off on

Hi June, I have just sent you an email - a reply to your comment. I am so grateful for your interest in my books and that they bring you pleasure. Best Wishes Bill/Jessica