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Travelling with Tinniswood: The Brigadier's Brief Lives

I much enjoyed watching on the moving television her series, The History of Western Civilisation.
I confess, though, that when she started singing in her weak litle voice, I turned down the sound and started playing with the reamer on my pipe smoker’s compendium. 293 more words


September's book: Polo by Jilly Cooper

No, really. Much to Jamie’s chagrin, the 80s MASTERPIECE by JCoops is our read for September. I imagine a few of LBC’s boys are thanking the heavens for their Kindles: the cover of this one is none too subtle. 202 more words


I think I've been left-handed again...and written this book series backwards!

Being a south paw has always had its own peculiar challenges; pens in banks that are on the wrong side, bumping wrists with fellow students in the classroom, now that I’m a teacher no student being able to read my handwriting, ticking ‘backwards’, turning the page at a right angle, having the bowler shout ‘left hander!’ whenever I’ve played rounders…the list goes on. 888 more words

Far From The Tree