Monthly Archives: September 2011

Classic Christie Covers.

After a visit to Waterstones I was thinking how boring book covers had become. I understand that the publishing industry is trying to find ways to keep down the cost of books, but I’m struck by the lack of imagination. … Continue reading

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September Releases

So here are some of the more interesting releases from Berkley Prime Crime and Obsidian. There’s the first of a new series: The synopsis reads as follows: Working out of her button shop in a Chicago brownstone, Josie Giancola has … Continue reading

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Joan’s Poodles

I haven’t forgotten about the Berkely/Obsidian September releases, I plan to show you some more of them tomorrow. I just wanted to share this super cute pic of Joan Crawford with her poodles. I have read a lot about Joan … Continue reading

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September Sleuthing.

I’ve got the list of new releases from Berkley/Obsidian and I can’t say I’m that impressed. For some odd reason they seem to have gone down a ooooh what’s the word? You know for things that are spooky and ghostly. … Continue reading

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Joan Crawford’s Dachsund Days

You know I wish I could remember how to spell dachshund, God bless spell checkers! I found my old stick with my magazine scans and Joan Crawford pics. I was surprised by the number of her with her dogs. I … Continue reading

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September Doggie Page

Here’s the September doggie page from the ‘Every Day with Rachel Ray’ magazine. I really enjoy the rescue stories as well and those boxers are super cute. I don’t know how the owner managed to get them all to sit … Continue reading

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Bow Wow Wowser

I shall refrain from watchdog punning, but I just had to share this little piece that appeared in the Vanity Fair ‘Time’ supplement (where they try and flog high end watches). Isn’t the little fellow a cutie? And I just … Continue reading

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The Doggie Page

Here’s last month’s recipe from ‘Every Day with Rachel Ray’, I thought I had shared it already but I can’t find it – clearly I forgot.  

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CWA Awards

It’s all very exciting. ITV3 are showing the Crime Writer’s Association Awards again this year, and in the run-up to the event there’s loads of special programmes. It kicked off Wednesday with the A-Z of crime which included the details … Continue reading

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August Obsidian and Murder in Suburbia.

Well it’s a day late but never mind! First up ‘Murder in Suburbia’. It’s currently showing on TV over here, I discovered it a couple of weeks ago and was absolutely thrilled. It’s an excellent murder mystery show and nice … Continue reading

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