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Riders by Jilly Cooper

If you ever look for a good book, here is one.

I am not big reader or book consumer, maybe I read a book in month or two, sometimes more. 177 more words

Life Itself

February 2016: Discoveries

Sometime last month, I explored several lists available on Goodreads as I was looking for a chick lit book to read. Thanks to one of those lists, I discovered a new favourite author –  611 more words

Book

Perfume, Books and Booze -The Imbibliotheque at Libreria, London

I think it was Robin writing on Now Smell This that said the one thing that all people with a passion for perfume have in common, is a love of books. 1,274 more words

Perfume Events

The Understudy

“I was walking with my husband on the high street and suddenly collapsed…”

I learned the lines – but, as the Simulated Patient reserve, didn’t get the opportunity to say them!

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ABOUT THE BOOKS THAT BUILT ME

It’s often said that there isn’t a great writer who wasn’t first a great reader.

The Books That Built Me is an idea borne of the belief that inside every book-lover is a memory-palace full of stories – tales of enchanted princesses and magical beasts, of smugglers, spies and buried treasure, stepmothers and boarding schools, something nasty in the woodshed, loves lost and found, vanquished enemies – perpetual summer holidays in other people’s imaginations. 696 more words

I Remember it Well - no chance

Your item will be delivered between 7am and 6pm, says the machine on the telephone. I have to stay at home all day waiting for the doorbell to ring. 243 more words

Tanya

The pug life chose me.

In the Age of the Pug, where the flat-faced, pie-eyed snuffling mutts are plastered over thousands of pyjama sets and used to advertise everything from mobile phones to crisps, the sighting of a particularly cute example of the breed – as I am proud to regard my six-month-old Flora – sends passers-by into ecstasies of puppy love. 361 more words