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Harmondsworth Hall Guest House, England

Harmondsworth Hall is a large 17th century grade II listed building, this charming guest house accommodation, set in a small peaceful village with two pubs and a 12th century church, which is mentioned in the doomsday book.


Crosstalk by Connie Willis

Every now and then you get really excited about a book, and every now and then this excitement turns to disappointment. It’s one of the great gambles that we take as readers, we set our sights to lofty and sometimes we are left feeling the fool. 506 more words

Book Life

August Reads

August, August… How did you fare in the reading department? Pretty good, I’ll say.

In this video I talk about the 6 books I read, from time travel romances and essay collections to a wonderful play starring Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland.


Doomsday Book -- Review

this post was originally published on my Goodreads account. Spoilers follow.

I finally got around to reading this book after reading its sort-of sequel To Say Nothing of the Dog… 499 more words

Elegant Extracts

Bring out your dead! Bring out your dead! CBR8 Review 29.

You know that scene from Monty Python and the Holy Grail, where the man with the death cart enters the plague-ridden village to pick up all of the day’s bodies? 678 more words

Charlecote's timeline

If you’re a regular visitor to Charlecote, you may have notice that the downstairs room in the Gatehouse has been closed for a while. This has been because we wanted to create something special… 153 more words

Behind The Scenes

GBR #1: Connie Willis


Why Willis Comes First

I fell right out of reading Speculative Fiction for adults, and the world surrounding it, for a few years; why is for another day. 466 more words