Monthly Archives: March 2012

Thrilled to the End

It’s the last few vintage thriller covers: Surely this must be the most literal cover art ever? Could it be that in their spare time the titular spies form the string section of an orchestra? And look, there’s a good … Continue reading

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Yes I’m still thrilled…

We are getting near the end! Why do I think she’s posh? Is it just that ‘top drawer’ is in the title? Or is it the prim little clutch bag, large bracelet and perfectly coiffed hair? Whatever it is, today … Continue reading

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The March Doggie Page

My Rachael Ray magazine for March finally arrived 3 days ago. It’s so late that the April issue arrived the day after. never mind, here’s the wonderful doggie page: P.S. does anyone know how to connect a blog with twitter? … Continue reading

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Hee Haw How Wrong was I?

There just aren’t enough hours in the day. It was my Birthday on Saturday (yes, St Patrick’s Day) and I discovered that the Brooke do indeedy do the donkey gifts all year round. This is how I know: My lovely … Continue reading

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Cover Me Thrilled part 3.

We’ll start today with some John Creasey:- The little line drawing of ‘The Toff’ is reminiscent of Batman’s foe ‘The Penguin’. I love this, I love the spatter type covers also the stereotypical woman in the foreground. What self-respecting woman … Continue reading

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Cover Me Thrilled Part 2

Today we’ve got Erle Stanley Gardner and a couple of Perry Mason mysteries supplied by the thriller book club. I notice we’ve returned to the signed artwork and I’m not surprised. It’s good to see that women aren’t just portrayed … Continue reading

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Cover Me Thrilled, Part 1

Doesn’t it take flipping ages to scan things? Here they are at last, the thriller book club covers from the 1960’s. There were more of them than I had realised so I’m going to spread them out over a few … Continue reading

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Oscar Wilde, Donkeys An’ All…

I guess these items coming from my bag really sum me up, first today are a couple of books my Husband got for me: They are beautiful, posh hardback books. What is particularly entertaining is the ‘stuff you forgot from … Continue reading

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Quickie

I’ve a lot on today but I wanted to show you this. It’s from the travel supplement in this months Vanity Fair. I just love that dogs can travel VIP 🙂

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What Have I got in my Bag..?

Continuing on from my last post, here are a couple of things I was very excited to find in my bag: My Mum and Dad bought them for me, I’ve been reading a lot of Berkley releases recently, and whilst … Continue reading

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