Monthly Archives: February 2014

Why reading makes me happy

Recently I posted this photo of my bedroom bookshelf on Facebook, with the words “survival kit – books waiting to be read!” This is by no means the only books in my home. I have them on my bedside table, … Continue reading

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Life after Life by Kate Atkinson This book starts with a bang, literally, as we see the heroine Ursula shooting Hitler before his rise to power. I’ve read books by Kate Atkinson before, and enjoyed them, but it was the … Continue reading

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“My Writing Process” Blog Hop

Many thanks to Christina Courtenay for inviting me to take part in this ‘blog hop’ – you can find her post from last week here.  All the participants have to answer four questions (see below) and then pass the baton … Continue reading

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