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Woman In Black - (Puts the Willies up Woking) 

This isn’t the first time the Woman in Black has brought its tour to Woking and I hope it won’t be the last, it has become of itself despite its fairly modern history, a story deserved to be counted amongst the great classic ghost stories of the likes of Wilkie Collins, MR James & Dickens and the play adaptation too is a welcome relief from what is usually frothy musical and touring tribute bands so often experienced in theatres just trying to stay open to offer some theatrical presence in towns across the country. 564 more words

TBR Challenge 2017 Update #1

For those just arriving: I’ve decided to participate in the TBR Challenge this year.  The object is to read as many books as you can that you’ve had on your “to-be-read” pile by the end of the year. 386 more words




A long time ago at a Film Night far, far away we watched the 1989 version of The Woman in Black. Compared to that, this 2012  685 more words

Review: Howards End is on the Landing by Susan Hill

Goodreads summary:

This is a year of reading from home, by one of Britain’s most distinguished authors. 

Early one autumn afternoon in pursuit of an elusive book on her shelves, Susan Hill encountered dozens of others that she had never read, or forgotten she owned, or wanted to read for a second time.  488 more words

The Woman in Black

Horror, I find, is a genre best suited to, preferably sunny, daylight hours. Especially when in a new home and not yet acquainted with all the odd noises of the building. 265 more words


Books Read from TBR pile in Q1 2017

At the end of last year I decided to seriously tackle the physical pile of books that I had at home. Some books, such as The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa or The Spire by Wiliam Golding I had been meaning to read for years. 830 more words


Dolly: A Ghost Story by Susan Hill

The scariest thing about Dolly: A Ghost Story by Susan Hill was not being able to find my bookmark after I finished the book.

This is what happened. 597 more words