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Abandonment Issues: Helen Simonson, Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

Look, I watched every episode of As Time Goes By and To the Manor Born, and I have a complete set of Foyle’s War… 393 more words


Review: Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson

It’s never too late for love. Widower and retired British army officer Major Ernest Pettigrew is a guardian of English manners and tradition. When he receives the startling news of his brother’s death, it is only though the shock of circumstances that he answers his door without a hesitation. 394 more words


Beach Babes

Winter in far north Queensland actually means trips to a stinger-free beach.  And whilst there today, I got to thinking.  Do we give certain books the tag of ‘beach book’ as an insult?   513 more words