Lockdown: Missing the isolation
Jun29

Lockdown: Missing the isolation

I’ve spent the last six and a bit years working for myself at home. After 15 years with the banter of a busy office, I wasn’t sure how I would cope with the isolation, but I’ve loved it. I do get the odd bout of loneliness and I’m always ready to see the kids at the end of the day, but I enjoy my solitude. I’ve got myself a good routine of mainly work, a few chores and a bit of the ‘me time’...

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Silent Sunday 28.6.20
Jun28

Silent Sunday 28.6.20

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I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O’Farrell
Jun26

I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O’Farrell

I picked up I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O’Farrell because it was the June read for Clare Mackintosh’s Facebook book club. I wouldn’t have ever considered reading it without that encouragement, but I’m so glad that I did. Regular readers of my book reviews will know that I LOVE Clare Mackintosh. I’ve been a member of her Facebook book club for a few months and had never joined in with the monthly read until...

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Silent Sunday 21.6.20
Jun21

Silent Sunday 21.6.20

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The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins
Jun19

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is the new prequel to The Hunger Games trilogy. I read The Hunger Games books a few years ago, on the recommendation of my younger son (who hasn’t read a book since). I didn’t expect to enjoy them, but I loved them! The Hunger Games was actually one of my favourite reads of 2016. So I knew I had to read The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes as soon as it came out, even though it breaks my...

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