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Book Review: The Glamourist by Luanne G Smith

The Glamourist by Luanne G. Smith My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Glamourist picks up where The Vine Witch left off, following the magical stories of Elena, Yvette and Sidra. Who would have thought that there was such a … Continue reading

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Book Review: No Tomorrow (Killing Eve #2) by Luke Jennings

No Tomorrow by Luke Jennings My rating: 5 of 5 stars Despite having a gigantic TBR mountain, I by-passed them all and started reading No Tomorrow as soon as I had finished reading Codename Villanelle. The story continued at the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Codename Villanelle (Killing Eve #1) by Luke Jennings

Codename Villanelle by Luke Jennings My rating: 5 of 5 stars It has been a long time since I gave any book a five star rating, but this one truly deserves it. The ending left me breathless and hungry for … Continue reading

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What a great week for running – for me, anyway!

I’ll be brief. I had three wonderful, early-morning runs in Bois de Boulogne in Paris while I was there for business meetings. On Saturday, I went for my usual Andover parkrun. I was on a good pace for 24 minutes … Continue reading

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As the world sheds tears for Paris . . .

. . . I thought that this piece of music, by musicians whom I have always greatly admired, including Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli, was most appropriate to share with all of my friends. It was recorded in this month, … Continue reading

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Toute personne pour un bon café à Paris?

As I looked around the table in Brasserie 1901 Courbevoie during a business dinner in Paris on Wednesday evening, I imagined my colleagues morphing into some of my blogging friends. What fun we would have had! I’m not saying that … Continue reading

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