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Meanwhile, Down Under

The inside of my house was re-painted earlier this week. Here are the hard working painters!

I hit the jackpot with the mail this morning. Two books I had ordered from the Book Depository have arrived. 77 more words


'Death at La Fenice' by Donna Leon

I was treated to a surprise trip to Venice for my birthday in March and one of my presents happened to be the third novel in Donna Leon’s Commisario Brunetti series ‘ The Anonymous Venetian’. 274 more words

Blackheath Readers

Donna Leon's latest Commissario Brunetti novel is like taking a trip to Venice

Reading a novel by Donna Leon is like taking a trip to Venice, so vivid is the environment she creates on the page. By its Cover… 664 more words


TBR Thursday 19...

Episode 19

Proud as Punch to announce that the TBR has fallen to its lowest level in months – 96! I hereby declare myself the Queen of Self-Control and am patting my own back while performing a happy dance…not easy, I can tell you. 842 more words

Book Review

Got to Get Back to the Land*

Many people enjoy the feeling of ‘getting away from it all’ by taking camping and hiking trips. There is definitely something to be said for spending some time with nature, turning off the computer and the telephone and enjoying some peace. 994 more words

Agatha Christie

Guido Brunetti videos

On the Sisters in Crime email list for “the great unpublished” (Guppies), one of the discussions was how a member discovered Donna Leon’s Inspector Brunetti series that is set in Venice, Italy. 237 more words