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The gift of failure

January has come and gone. And maybe you find that (despite your New Year’s Resolutions), you still feel depressingly like Nigel Marsh in his book  323 more words


The waywardness of the holiday reader

I boarded the plane at the start of the hols with lists of Books That Must Be Read Now That I have The Time and stepped off QF139 a month later with a suitcase full of… 387 more words


Valentine's Day Card for my Hubby

Hi There,
Back again to share a Valentine’s card that I made for my wonderful husband of 25 years.

To make the shape of the card, I used Cricut Design Space and then cut the card layout and all of the images using my Cricut Explore. 192 more words

Roberta Stevenson

The librarian and the freedom camper

Freedom campers seem to be a something of a New Zealand invention.  They are tourists who avail themselves of the opportunity to camp in areas where they do not have to pay. 294 more words


Xmas Card for Hubby

Hi There again,

Thought I’d share the XMas card that I made for my husband this year. He thought he was getting a really romantic card when he saw the front of it!!!! 154 more words

Roberta Stevenson

Little Rock Look Back: Actress Fay Templeton born in Little Rock on Christmas Day 1865

Though largely forgotten today, Little Rock native Fay Templeton was one of the leading stars of vaudeville and Broadway in the late 1800s and early 1900s. 336 more words


Happy Holiday Reads!

This year I’m choosing Happy Holiday Reads with jaunty yellow and orange covers. It’s as good a starting place as any. The kind of book that, when you pick it up, screams out: … 441 more words