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Waiting on P. D. James

I’m not actually waiting on P.D. James to write a new book. She died in 2014. But I do wish some of my other favs would hurry up and publish.
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Nine Days of Covid: Whining and Reading

It's been nine days of Covid for Hubby and me. Nine days of sleeping, coughing, whining, and reading.
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That September Feeling

I'm slow to capture that September feeling this year. But I'm being patient with myself. And slowly becoming absorbed in things I love to do.
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Staving Off the Summer Doldrums

I've been afflicted with the summer doldrums lately for any number of reasons. Here's what I'm doing to stave it off.
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Reading Round the Subject of Grief

Reading, and reading round the subject, has always helped me in times of sadness and grief. And this spring is no exception.
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Surviving a Spring Black-Out

I survived the great spring black-out of 2023. With the help of a log fire, my ski underwear, and a really, really great book.
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Finding My Inner Miss Marple

I just finished reading twelve new Miss Marple stories, not written by Christie herself. And I think I've found my inner Miss Marple.
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My Week in La-La Land.

I'm spending too much time in la-la land. Reading books & watching films that transport me to another time & place. And getting stuck there.
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On Books & Seasonal Lockdown

The time between Christmas and the start of school in January is a kind of seasonal lockdown for me. The best time to get buried in a book.
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Tea with Hilary Mantel

Hilary Mantel died this past week. I'm sad for all the wonderful books she'll never write. And sad we'll never be able to take tea together.
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