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Books I read in 2013
Solar by Ian McEwan
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
Matilda by Roald Dahl
The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje
You Had Me At Hello by Mhairi McFarlane
The Sisters' Brothers by Patrick deWitt
25 Rue Therese by Elena Mauli Shapiro
Honour by Elif Shafak
The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
The Midwife's Confession by Diane Chamberlain
Ancient Light by John Banville
Charlotte's Web by EB White
Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
11.22.63 Stephen King
The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Why be Happy When You Could be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson
And The Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
Five Days by Douglas Kennedy
Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson
Monthly Archives: May 2012
Since my little man was born, my life has revolved around him, which to my mind is a good thing. I want to be the best possible parent I can be and nurture and raise a confident, sociable, outgoing, thinking, … Continue reading
Thursday 24 May – something new I’ve always loved owls, they are my favourite creatures. Here is a new one for my collection, made from stone.
I’ve been having a bit of a grown up week this week. I’m not sure why. I got off to a flying start at the beginning of the year but then we all got really ill with whatever winter bug … Continue reading
Friday 18 May I made this! Not the pitcher itself, but I painted the bees and ladybirds on it using my little chap’s thumb-prints as a starting point and then painting the detail on by hand with a fine brush. … Continue reading
Thursday 17 May – snack This wasn’t as big as it looks but it was more of a pudding than a snack. Delicious lemon pudding, simplicity to make and amazing to eat. A recipe from Lori Longbotham’s book “Luscious Lemon … Continue reading
Wednesday 16 May – what you’re reading I seem to have a few books on the go at the moment, but these are the main three: The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin; Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet … Continue reading
Tuesday 15 May – love Me and my little man – what else can I say?
Monday 14 May – Grass Here is a worm’s eye view of our lawn after all the recent rain and before mowing. Nearly had to take a scythe to it first!
I read all sorts of books in different genres, including what some people refer to as “chick-lit”. I read these books because they have the “feel-good factor” and there are times when I want a good read with a guaranteed … Continue reading