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July Book Update

01. RR Amor Towles – Rules of Civility [30 for 30] 02. NEW Kim Edwards – The Memory Keeper’s Daughter [30 for 30] 03. RR Berlie Doherty – Tilly Mint & The Dodo [30 for 30] 04. RR Douglas Coupland – Girlfriend in a Coma [30 for 30] 05. RR Toby Litt – Journey Into Space [30 for 30] 06. RR Alice Sebold –  The Lovely Bones [30 for 30] 07. NEW Jeffrey Eugenides – Middlesex [30 […]

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Friday Thanks

Friday Thanks

Dear summer, Thank you for making such a  heartfelt appearance this year. I always feel better when the days are long, the nights are warm and we can have as many BBQs as we can squeeze in to our weeks (side note: that’s a lot of BBQs just so you know). I’ll be sad to […]

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30 for 30: Rules of Civility

This post is an update on my 30 for 30 goal: Re-read 30 of My Favourite Books. 1. Rules of Civility – Amor Towles Rating: 5 stars Mini synopsis: Loves young dream, not meant to be. Glittering high life comes crashing down, yet 1930s New York remains fabulous. Read it because: It transports you to a world of gin […]

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Grace in Small Things

Grace in Small Things

I inadvertently took a little break from my Grace in Small Things list – not because I stopped noticing them but because I stopped making the time to note them down – oops. Back now! Nectarines for breakfast Dipping your feet in a paddling pool on a hot day BBQs with friends BBQs in general, […]

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Friday Thanks

Dear IKEA, Thank you for a) having a Cardiff store and b) selling hammocks. Even tho I didn’t buy my hammock from Cardiff (you were out of stock so we had to go to Bristol, a cunning ploy) I like that you’re close enough for us to furnish our little home one Lack shelf at […]

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June Book Update

01. NEW Stephen King – The Colorado Kid 02. RR Enid Blyton – Claudine at St Clare’s 03. RR Enid Blyton – Fifth Formers at St Clare’s 04. NEW Gillian Flynn – Sharp Objects 05. NEW Janet Evanovich – Wicked Appetite 06. NEW Pamela Ribon – You Take it From Here [30 for 30] July was a better month, book wise. I managed to read a couple […]

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Friday Thanks

Friday Thanks

Dear Christmas, Thanks for being six months after my birthday – it’s nice to have a symmetrical chuck of time between receiving presents plus it means I get to have my birthday in the sun (sometimes, at least). I always appreciate you more by the time you roll around again because of it 🙂 Love Sarah See […]

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