Category Archives: Sofa flying

Sofa reading, May 2017

When I received Liz’s email about her book choice for this month the author’s name was only vaguely familiar so I checked it out on Fantastic Fiction.  I found that Charles Todd is the pen name of the American mother … Continue reading

Posted in Sofa flying | Tagged | 6 Comments

Sofa reading, April 2017

Liz…When Mike mentioned watching hawks in a recent post it reminded me of the highly acclaimed  H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald that I read last year. It is an award winning memoir written when, after the sudden death … Continue reading

Posted in Sofa flying | Tagged | 9 Comments

Vegetables and a new book

Last week I was given some onion seedlings which I planted out on Tuesday. Some are the variety Ailsa Craig which are large globe-shaped with a good flavour, excellent for exhibiting but not a good keeper.  The others are Bedfordshire … Continue reading

Posted in Flighty's plot, Sofa flying | 19 Comments

Sofa reading, March 2017

This month Liz and I are both writing about non-fiction books for a change. Liz – I read this book last month which I found to be affecting. Paul Kalanithi’s autobiography When Breath Becomes Air is a brief and profoundly … Continue reading

Posted in Sofa flying | Tagged | 21 Comments

Sofa reading, February 2017

Recently Liz and I have read Wendy Jones’s books The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price… and The World is a Wedding and here are our views on them. The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price… is set in in … Continue reading

Posted in Sofa flying | Tagged | 22 Comments

This marking time…

This week it’s been damp, dull and relatively mild in contrast to the previous few weeks which were mostly cold,  frosty and sunny.  I’ve made few visits to the plot when I’ve only had a brief look round.  One bright … Continue reading

Posted in Flighty's plot, Sofa flying | 20 Comments

Better late than never

On Thursday I received a padded A4 envelope in the post that contained a copy of this Doris Day Collector’s Edition magazine sent to me by Glo/Porcelain Rose, who sadly stopped blogging nearly a year ago.  It’s a glossy magazine celebrating … Continue reading

Posted in Sofa flying | 16 Comments