Category Archives: Sofa flying

It’s been a while…

since it was last damp and dull on a Sunday.  There’s been welcome rain overnight and through today.  Not so good has been the wind gusting to over 30 mph at times.   At home on the window sill I’m … Continue reading

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Sofa reading, May 2018

The author Anthony Horowitz has written over 100 books, being best known for his bestselling teen spy series Alex Rider.   Magpie Murders is a stand-alone novel, published in 2016, which we’ve both read recently and this is what we thought … Continue reading

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With fondness and a smile

Regular readers will know that Liz over in Lexington, Kentucky had two dogs, Charlie and Dulcie, who have appeared here occasionally. In her email to me last Friday Liz wrote…Sadly Charley is going downhill. I have been lucky to have … Continue reading

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Sofa reading, February 2018

It was certainly the weather to do plenty of sofa reading during February, and especially this week. One of the books that both Liz and myself have read recently is A Legacy of Spies by John Le Carre. Liz – … Continue reading

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Sofa reading, January 2018

Kate Atkinson is probably best known for her first novel Behind the Scenes in a Museum, published in 1995 which won the Whitbread Book of the Year. Liz thinks that she is a clever writer and Life After Life is … Continue reading

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It’s been a cold and wet weekend…

and was especially miserable this morning when it was sleeting heavily for a time. At the horticultural society trading shed I was lent a copy of J Parker’s Wholesale Catalogue Spring 2018 to peruse. I will settle down this afternoon … Continue reading

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Sofa reading, December 2017

Last week I was pleased to borrow a recently acquired copy of Calamity in Kent by John Rowland from my local  library.  It’s one of over fifty books that have been published in the British Library Crime Classics series over … Continue reading

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