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BOOK TO SCREEN: The Lord of the Rings

I was off work last Friday with an immovable neck, and since I couldn’t do anything useful, I sat down and watched the extended DVD editions of Peter Jackson’s The Fellowship of the Ring and The Return of the King … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Sophie’s Turn – Nicky Wells

(self-published e-book 2011) Sophie is a journalist, more-or-less happily engaged to Tim, an accountant, when she meets up with members of the former rock band Tusk. In her late teens, we discover, Sophie had had a huge crush on the … Continue reading

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New style

I’ve changed my blog theme again to something that better reflects what I’m posting about, and which, hopefully, is easy to read and navigate. I also wanted to have main post text that was a little larger, and that was … Continue reading

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Reading other book blogs

Reading other people’s blogs about books is fatal! Since I started blogging properly (posting regularly and trying to review every book read) last year, I’ve been reading more of other people’s book blogs. Some people are crazy prolific, it seems … Continue reading

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2010 in review

I was surprised to get this stats review from WordPress yesterday, and thought I’d post it. The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog … Continue reading

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C. J. Sansom’s Tudor mysteries

Dissolution / Dark Fire / Sovereign – C. J. Sansom These are a trilogy of Tudor-set detective novels which provide a vivid and thrilling glimpse into England during the 1530s and 1540s, during the later part of the reign of … Continue reading

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First post

Well, here goes for another attempt at blogging. We’ll see if I manage to update any more regularly than last time! The main purpose of this blog will be to review books, and occasionally post about other things if I … Continue reading

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