Tag Archives: Monthly round up

May 2022 round up

I’m a little bit later doing this than usual, because I was away on holiday. The holiday was in June, though, so I won’t be rounding that up until next month! What I have read What I have read is: … Continue reading

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April 2022 round up

May the fourth be with you! Yes it’s May now, the last legal restrictions ended in Scotland finally and so life is feeling fairly normal – which is actually quite weird. Jacqueline Wilson’s new Faraway Tree book comes out at … Continue reading

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March 2022 round up

Phew, it’s the first of April already. I hope you enjoyed this morning’s post! We had a brief warm spell in March where we could sit outside in short sleeves, but by the end of the week it was snowing. … Continue reading

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February 2022 round up

February has passed by pretty pretty quickly, even for the shortest month of the year. We are now into March, when the days definitely start to get longer, a little warmer, and hopefully a lot less windy! March is also … Continue reading

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January 2022 round up

Somehow it is not only 2022 but it is the end of the first month of 2022. What I have read I haven’t started off very well towards my goal of 100 books in 2022, in fact all month the … Continue reading

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December 2021 round up

I’ve still to do my year in books for 2021, so for now (and slightly late as I entirely forgot about it*) I will look at what I got up to in December. *It would have been slightly late when … Continue reading

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November 2021 round up

It’s now officially the Christmas season, so that mean it’s time to look back at November. What I have read I started out well in November, reading several books in two days each, but then, again, I picked up something … Continue reading

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October 2021 round up

After a long time with no holidays during the pandemic, we not only had a week away in September but also a weekend in October! What I have read October was another slow-ish month for reading. I started one I … Continue reading

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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, 10 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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