I remember the silence.Oh I know there must be sound as well.The care-worn carols and shop-cycled songs,the buzzing toys and once-again movies,cracker-blasts, popping corks and washed down arguments that linger. It's just as we walked, all of us,through the slicing darkand the houses,surrounded by firefly lights,waving Santas, snowmen and stars,and all the colours, seen and... Continue Reading →
It's that time of year again, but it's safe to say it's not been a year like any other. Still some traditions persist. Like my yearly gift post. Okay so I've only actually done one for 2018 and one for 2019 but as far as I'm concerned, that's a tradition. So once again I have... Continue Reading →
Yuletide festivities are usually focused on presents, parties, and people. For bookworms, it can be a bit overwhelming. It's tempting just to slope off somewhere quiet with a good book. But here are a few ideas to share your literary ways with others over Christmas and New Year. 1. Do like the Icelanders do Iceland... Continue Reading →
I did a similar post last year - but as some of those suggestions last year are no longer available (sad face), I've rustled up another set of present ideas for you (or to suggest to your loved ones!) 1) Readly subscription Perhaps "Bookworm" should be renamed "Reading worm", because readers, read pretty much anything.... Continue Reading →
It's Christmas Eve my friends and you know what that means. Time to start eating and reading! For a limited time only, get "Under this Skin", my original e-book, for the bargain price of 99p! Snuggle up with this fantastical, five-star tale whilst chowing down on (several) mince pies. Offer starts 8am today. The price... Continue Reading →
I'm happy to report I received the new Terry Pratchett book (thanks Mum and Dad). On top of that I found a 2015 Discworld calendar on sale! I've got The Illustrated Wee Free Men that features Stephen Player's artwork, and definitely think he's a good fit for the stories. What do you think? Related reads... Continue Reading →
Merry Christmas everyone. Whatever you're doing and wherever you are I hope you have a day filled with good cheer, warmth and peace. See you in the New Year!
This year it is our turn to do the Nativity, And everyone is slack, We have rehearsed for two weeks now, So I’m not going to take all the flack. Miss Twit, as I call her, is on the piano, Waving her arms like a bird, Her ‘arrangement’ of Holly and Ivy Is nothing less... Continue Reading →