Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Secret of Chimneys

I have just watched another new ‘Marple’ with Julia McKenzie and I must say Julia is turning out to be marvelous, in fact she is fast becoming my fave TV Marple. Avoiding the ‘dotty old lady’ facade, she is very … Continue reading

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Good Old Father Christmas!

Well Father Christmas has been super generous this year. I got the new Joanne Fluke that I’ve been desperate for, the new Fannie Flagg book – that I was even more desperate for and (drum roll please…) the Scarecrow and … Continue reading

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Deadly Decisions

Synopsis: A nine-year-old girl is shot dead, caught in crossfire on her way to ballet class. A teenager killed in North Carolina is found hundreds of miles away. Forensic anthropologist Dr Temperance Brennan has to pick up the pieces: she … Continue reading

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Bones Moans

I live in the UK and for some reason the sky telly powers-that-be have decided to take off ‘Bones’ part way through season 6. They did this a few weeks ago and I thought it’d be OK – it’s not … Continue reading

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You can lead a horse to water…

  Margaret Rutherford leads the proverbial… Well hopefully the above pic should have appeared in a flash, as I have finally remembered how to resize images! Yay. Having had a PC for years I should have been doing this from … Continue reading

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100 Classics Nintendo DS

The books on the game cartridge are no longer protected by copywrite. This makes the game cheap but means all the books are pretty old. Also I think it’s somewhat unfortunate that in the UK version they decided to include … Continue reading

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Frances Hodgson Burnett

Well after reading ‘The Invisible Womble’ I moved on to another children’s story ‘Little Lord Fauntelroy’. This time though I was reading it on my DS with the ‘101 classic book collection’. I haven’t read an e-book or the suchlike … Continue reading

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Recent Reads: The Wombles!

Well when I was in bed I read quite a few things including The Invisible Womble: I liked the wombles when I was young and I was surprised at how much I enjoyed the book. I think when we’re full … Continue reading

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Flu Blues

Well after nearly three weeks in bed with horrendous flu I am now up and about and just about ready to start posting again. I give you fair warning, whilst I didn’t read a thing the first week, (that’s how … Continue reading

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