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642 Things to Write About Me. By The San Francisco Writers' Grotto.

Here’s a funny story. I was shopping the other day on a limited budget because I’m trying to get some of these things I hear people mention a lot…..”savings” I think they’re called? 1,075 more words


The Books That Built Me Reading Group: Mrs Bridge, Evan S Connell

I’m delighted to have teamed up with Waterstones High Street Kensington to create a The Books That Built Me reading group.

On Wednesday 17th August 6.30pm… 448 more words

Authors At The Books That Built Me

Physical Books Sales Going Strong!

Not so very long ago, a couple years ago or so in fact, there was much fear in the publishing industry and bookshops that print sales were going to be killed off due to the meteoric rise of e-books, that everyone would be reading from iPads and e-readers never to touch a print book again. 807 more words


Pocket hunting

​After a week of attending weddings, I finally got some time to go outside. Last time I was in UK I didn’t go out much, but this time I didn’t want to waste my time being inside and doing nothing. 540 more words

Saturday Morning Stroll

We are enduring a bit of a heat wave in  Buxton at the moment. Lilly the Collie finds the heat oppressive, but this does not stop her wanting to play frisbee and chase her ball about. 429 more words


My top list of books for this summer

This comes as the best part of my packing for this summer: which books will I take with me to linger in a sun lounge? Hard to define first, as I like both romantic novels, historical biographies and gripping stories, and the choice is quite large on the bookshelves… But according to some editors, bookshops or reviews magazines, I have made my choice of some promising summer books, which I’ll share with you on this post. 871 more words

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Job Interview Fails

It is just life that for every good Job interview you do, there will be the ones that don’t turn out the way you hoped. Or anticipated. 540 more words