– 13 – mended basket

I have a thing for baskets… ask Ali (she’s like the basket police… I’m sure she’s getting paid by my husband to stop me from buying anymore)… Anyway, because I like old baskets they tend to fall apart quickly on me; this one had an annoying unravelling handle and it almost went into the wooden…

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– 12 – poetry Monday

“Anything can happen” by Seamus Heaney. Anything can happen. You know how Jupiter Will mostly wait for clouds to gather head Before he hurls the lightning? Well, just now He galloped his thunder cart and his horses   Across a clear blue sky. It shook the earth And the clogged underearth, the River Styx, The…

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– 9 – B is for Buck, Pearl S Buck

What a surprise of a book.  I only picked it because I needed an author beginning with the letter ‘B’ this time and it was the first one I came across on my kindle. I just couldn’t put it down. It’s a family saga, it’s a wonderful portrait of a woman, it’s a snapshot of…

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– 7 – all the tea in China

Mr M arrived back from his business trip to China early this morning which is possibly the worst time to arrive in this house ever.  Bed heads, grumpiness, cries of ‘I don’t have a shirt’ for school’ or ‘we need more cereals’, me telling everyone to hurry up.  Not good. He sat through all this with grace…

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– 4 – A is for Atwood, Margaret Atwood

This is a picture of a screenshot of a photograph of a book cover. Still with me?  Good because I’m barely hanging in there too… Sunday night and all that… Anyway in a case of platform cross-pollination I’ve decided to jump on the Instagram bandwagon of bookmusings and join the AtoZ Book Challenge.  I’m sure it’s…

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