Category Archives: Sofa flying

Sofa reading, November 2017

I’m sure that most people read more books at this time of year and through the winter.  I also find myself making sure that I’ve plenty of library books, second-hand paperbacks and ebooks to hand. These are Liz’s and my … Continue reading

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This delightful picture…

is titled Remington the Horticulturist by American painter Charles Wysocki. It’s been a cold and sunny weekend, but there’s some heavy rain due tomorrow followed by a few days of notably much colder weather so I’ll be doing plenty of armchair … Continue reading

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Armchair gardening and sofa flying

Many thanks to everyone for the birthday wishes on Tuesday’s post.  I had a quiet day, and the posh biscuits were delicious. With the clocks changing at the weekend, and lots of non-plotting weather over the coming months I’m sure … Continue reading

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Secret Gardens of East Anglia

I was kindly sent a copy of this book back in mid-August to read and review.  Apart from browsing through it then reading properly I’ve also read various excellent blog reviews as well. Each of the 22 gardens has a … Continue reading

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It’s always nice when

… I get to meet an online friend as I did on a Sunday morning at the end of May when I met Liz who regularly comments here and guest writes on the Sofa reading and Tree following posts. She … Continue reading

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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

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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

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