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Happy Birthday Jane


Today is the birthday of somebody who’s accompanied me on my way growing up, somebody who provided me with hours of laughing, being thrilled, crying and hoping. 192 more words

Listen To Me Waffling

Billy Liar - by Keith Waterhouse

A bit about the author:
Keith Waterhouse CBE was born in Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire in 1929. He wrote several screenplays
as well as several novels. 267 more words


Penguin Books: Book-a-Day Challenge (Seasons Readings)

I’m taking part in Penguin UK’sĀ Book-a-Day Challenge, as advertised on their Instagram account (@penguinukbooks). I have decided to post photos on my Instagram (@kategoodrum) and short text postsĀ here on my blog. 204 more words

English Literature

I couldn't agree more

“My love for the Prayer Book began in very early childhood, before I could read – when I could only listen to it. Of course, it was the only book used then. 248 more words

Our shelter from the stormy blast*

Yes, the Christmas cacti are blooming! Can it really be that time of year again?

It must be…’cause it snowed too!

The anthem at the Offertory at church on Sunday was the poem “Love” by George Herbert (1593-1632) which is a particularly lovely one: 159 more words


Surpassing Strange

The gift of foresight is a poison without antidote.
Instead of living in the moment, at one with stars,
The pleasures of your past & knowing nothing lasts, 82 more words


Waking from Dream to Dream

The cuckold’s fury overslept
Alarm blaring like a mad siren
Thunder rolling silently in sleep.
Rage like a loaded gun on fire is
A wolf gnawing through its own… 36 more words