Monthly Archives: September 2008

The Queen of the Flat Pack

Yesterday I assembled 5 flat pack bookcases without any tantrums, odd bits and pieces left over or any of the other dramas usually associated with the task. Yes five bookcases, I have a lot of books. How did I achieve … Continue reading

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Two Things

The latest release from the master, which is interestingly a non-Discworld book. I will admit that I was concerned that because he has been diagnosed with a rare form of early onset Alzheimer’s that the book may not be that … Continue reading

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‘We have seen you from afar and we are dying of hunger’

Is the greeting used by Midnight,the Bushman, who is the title character of this story. I’ve been waiting to read this novel as I knew it was going to be an enormous treat and I wasn’t disappointed, Richard Zimler is … Continue reading

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Did you see this?

From the BBC News Website – Music tastes link to personality . I live underneath a couple of country and western fans (who also like Daniel O’Donnell, I must have been really evil in a previous life) and the sound … Continue reading

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Underground London

As someone whose spent most of her working life in and around Central London I found this a fascinating account of the various bits of subterranean London, with various historical asides. Smith spends a night with the night workers on … Continue reading

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