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September 2021 round up

In September we finally got to go away on our three-times rearranged holiday and we were lucky to have really good weather! What I have read I didn’t read a lot – I took my Kindle on holiday and attempted … Continue reading

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August 2021 round up

August was the month when the schools (and nurseries) went back and social distancing was generally scrapped, leaving us all in a bit of a no-man’s-land where nobody was sure what sort of distancing was polite. What I have read … Continue reading

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July 2021 round up

July brought a heatwave but also some very heavy rain and storms. What I have read I started out well in July but didn’t keep it up. Still, 9 books isn’t bad for during the school holidays! I’m now done … Continue reading

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June 2021 round up

June has been a better month, weather-wise. We’ve had some sunny days and even quite hot days, though it has been a bit mixed with chillier days in between. The schools – and nurseries – came off on Friday for … Continue reading

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May 2021 round up

Last month I predicted that the weather would turn sunny just as we were allowed to meet indoors again. I was wrong. Not only was it not sunny, it rained. And hailstoned. And rained some more.  What I have read … Continue reading

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April 2021 round up

“April showers bring May flowers,” is a well-known saying, but what do April and May showers bring, I wonder? I’m looking forward to May 17 when we can finally meet other people indoors again, but it’ll probably be gloriously sunny … Continue reading

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March 2021 round up

March brought some easing of restrictions (finally) and even a few days of sunshine. I’m looking forward to even less restrictions and hopefully more sunshine in April. What I have read I had another month where I felt I didn’t … Continue reading

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February 2021 round up

Two months of 2021 are now done and dusted and the light at the end of the tunnel is slowly growing along with the length of the days. What I have read I haven’t read an awful lot this month … Continue reading

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January 2021 Round Up

That’s the first month of the long-awaited 2021 over, and to be honest, it wasn’t any better than much of 2020, was it. What I have read I set myself a target of 100 books for 2021 and then proceeded … Continue reading

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December 2020 round up

At long last we reached the last month of 2020. What I have read I have made an effort to finish things that have been languishing on my currently reading shelf for ages, and I succeeded with one of those, … Continue reading

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November 2020 round up

The penultimate month of 2020 is over. I know things won’t immediately get better in 2021 but I know many of us are just sick of 2020 and there is at least some light at the end of the tunnel. … Continue reading

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October 2020 round up

My early draft of this post started with ‘this may be the last month that I’m not at work’ and I was right! What I have read I barely read anything in the first part of the month, partly as … Continue reading

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September 2020 round up

I can hardly believe that it is autumn already, even though it has felt quite wintry the past week. Not ideal when we are currently not allowed to meet anyone else indoors! I am still on furlough, though what will … Continue reading

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August 2020 round up

My work was tentatively supposed to reopen the week beginning the 24th of August but it’s still closed. When it does open it will only be click and collect so I won’t be needed for a while… What I have … Continue reading

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July 2020 round up

Last month I said This might be my last full month of [lockdown] before getting to go back to work but we will see! I’m still off work with not even the suggestion of a reopening date, so maybe this … Continue reading

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June 2020 round up

This covers week three thousand of the lock down… or something like 10-13 if you’re not using hyperbole. This might be my last full month of it before getting to go back to work but we will see! What I … Continue reading

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May 2020 round up

This covers week 5-9 of the lockdown (or weeks 6-10 if, like us, you had a week of isolation on top!). What I have read 14 books this month, making it 73 for the year! If I read a lot … Continue reading

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April 2020 round up

We are well into week 5 of lockdown (week 6 if you’re us and had a week of self isolation first…) so this will look a bit different to usual. What I have read What Could Possibly Go Wrong (The … Continue reading

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March 2020 round up

I’m not even sure how to introduce this one, this has been quite the month. I don’t think I’ve ever seen so many ‘breaking news’ headlines in so short a time. What I have read Thirteen books (so far) isn’t … Continue reading

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February 2020 Round Up

So that’s January and February done – oh for spring! There have been too many storms, too much rain, wind and freezing temperatures for most of us I think. I can’t wait for milder weather. What I have read Eleven … Continue reading

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