Category Archives: books

Change of direction…

Think of a road, a straight one, like the ones in films, with one lonely car crossing the desert… Your way is clear for miles ahead. Life isn’t like that – we can turn corners and take the road less … Continue reading

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An old book and some new/old friends…

I was in England over the weekend – a flying visit from Zürich Airport to London Luton, and it was my first-ever Easy Jet flight. I was pleasantly surprised – my knees didn’t touch the seat in front, there was … Continue reading

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Book Lovers’ Tag… (followed by very exciting book news)

Here’s a fun Q&A idea I saw recently on Shelley Wilson’s blog. Below are my reading habits, good ones, bad ones, and downright ugly ones. What are yours? Do you have a specific place for reading? In trains, in bed, … Continue reading

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Come back, Madame – all is forgiven…

Remember your French class at school? I do. At least, I remember the class. I sat beside one of our six Annes, with two others in front, and we had Roddy up the back who kept us all amused with … Continue reading

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A Bookish Happy Easter

  Easter. Chocolate eggs. (Or they’re more often chocolate bunnies, here in Switzerland.) Springtime in the garden.     And, for most people, a few days off work and plenty of time to read. So especially for Easter, here are a … Continue reading

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Top Ten Books

What are your 10 all-time favourite books, and why? asked The Book Club last week on Facebook. Most people said their favourites changed according to mood and time of day, and I agree. It’s a while since we’ve had a … Continue reading

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Remember your first Noddy book?

As a young child, I loved picture books, and one of very first I remember ‘reading’ was about Noddy. How I loved him. It must have been before the days of Noddy on TV, so ‘all’ I would have was … Continue reading

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