Monthly Archives: February 2008

One of those moments

Walking home tonight across Hungerford Footbridge I had a moment when I saw my Dad walking towards me. Hungerford Footbridge is not somewhere I would expect to see my Dad especially as he died nearly five years ago. But for … Continue reading

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More reading!

On reading, commuting is not necessarily conducive to good or easy reading – being short I spent one journey this week protecting my neck from the elbow of the tall man determined to read his paper in a packed train … Continue reading

Posted in Agatha Christie, Sara Paretsky | 3 Comments


Sorry for not being around much at the moment, having had a very quiet few months workwise everyone of my clients seems to have woken up and want my services, which is fantastic for my bank balance, but is killing … Continue reading

Posted in Most Excellent Bloggers, Pipe and Slippers | 6 Comments

More Comfort Reading…

I’m afraid that I had to give up on The Book Thief, its rare for me to abandon a book, but I found the interjections from Death really annoying. If you want a literary version of Death, try Terry Pratchett’s, … Continue reading

Posted in Frank O'Hara, Silent in the Sanctuary, Sylvia Plath, The Book Thief, The Man in the Brown Suit, The Seventh Gate | 7 Comments