Monthly Archives: January 2016

Review: Going Gently

Going Gently by David Nobbs My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is just so brilliant, original, insightful and downright funny. The main character is lying in a hospital bed, paralysed and awaiting her inevitable death. Unbeknown to her visitors … Continue reading

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A Teagan in the Kitchen — Adelle’s Teapot

Originally posted on Teagan's Books:
Welcome back to Atonement, TN! I was sincerely honored when Suzanne at A Pug in the Kitchen asked me to do a guest post for her wonderful blog’s anniversary.  We had a great time. Here’s…

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Spacewalking with Tim Peake and Tim Kopra

This is amazing. Wouldn’t we all like to be Major Tim Peake or Colonel Tim Kopra? Out of this world! I watched, fascinated.

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Radio interview- same station, more than a year later

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David Bowie dies of cancer at 69

Shocking! Tragic! I am deeply saddened by this news. His spirit is out there floating in space. Even if we never met him in person, he was a part of the lives of so many of us. I feel very, … Continue reading

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Facing Mortality

Originally posted on Thoughts by Mello-Elo:
?I’m sitting here thinking about our mortality. ?We are trudging around the life-long treadmill only to find a weary end to our existence. ?If we are lucky we get in a few years of…

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Review: Babette’s Feast

Babette’s Feast by Karen Blixen My rating: 4 of 5 stars The story and the language (translation) are so quaint. As it such a short story, it would be difficult to summarise and add detail to the publisher’s blurb, without … Continue reading

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