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Books: Friends, Lovers, Chocolate

I just bought a new book, which is totally one of my guilty pleasures. Nah, scratch the guilty, it is just pure pleasure, and I do not feel guilty about it. 293 more words


[619] The Sunday Philosophy Club - Alexander McCall Smith

” Cat was aware of the fact that there was no point in upbraiding Isabel: she would never change. There was no reason why she should become involve in the affairs of others, but she seemed to be irresistibly drawn to them. 488 more words


The Charming Quirks of Others

After reading a 700 page book on Anti-Semitism, I needed to relax and read a book where I did not have to use my brain cells. 527 more words

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The Beauty Bias

When a woman once told Winston Churchill he was drunk, he is said to have replied: And you, madam, are ugly. But I shall be sober tomorrow, whereas you will still be ugly. 658 more words


A spot of murder with your coffee this morning, Isabel?

The Sunday Philosophy Club by Alexander McCall Smith

Firstly my apologies, I’m reviewing books out of order, I know, but I thought rather than delay I’d tell you about this little gem that I took on holiday with me. 561 more words

Book Reviews


Yesterday, my dog got very, very sick. So sick, in fact, that I decided to call the veterinary delivery service instead of waiting until my boyfriend got home to drive him to the clinic. 673 more words


The Philosophy of Murder

Middle-aged spinsters with a nose for the suspicious, unconventional problem-solving techniques, a slow, almost languid narrative pace – these are a few of Alexander McCall Smith’s favourite things. 351 more words