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Remorseless, but lacks method

By that time Sophie had swept and scrubbed herself into a state when she could hardly move. … That was Sophie’s trouble. She was remorseless, but she lacked method.

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Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Sophie has the great misfortune of being the eldest of three daughters, destined to fail miserably should she ever leave home to seek her fate. But when she unwittingly attracts the ire of the Witch of the Waste, Sophie finds herself under a horrid spell that transforms her into an old lady.

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Well-read favourites

Confession time: I’m a terrible reader. I’m always buying and excited to read new books, but time and time again, when I get a spare moment to read, I fall back into the comfort of books I’ve read many times before. 493 more words


Howl's Moving Castle

I have a lot of memories associated with this song… I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!



Howl's Moving Castle, Sophie's moving story

Since watching Spirited Away and My Neighbour Totoro, I have become a fan of Miyazaki San, so the next movie on my list was Howl’s moving castle. 399 more words


Midsummer Day Celebrations

It is Midsummer Day!

In Howl’s Moving Castle, Sophie and Howl have defeated the Wicked Witch of the Waste and her fire demon; they have finished one adventure and begun a new, lifelong adventure: their (“quarrelsome”) happily ever after. 484 more words

Diana Wynne Jones