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Thursday, January 21, 2021

The Nine Tailors by Dorothy L. Sayers

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A Lord Peter Wimsey mystery! And so mysterious there were quite a few bits I didn’t understand. That could possibly be because I know precious little about bell ringing. The one thing I know...

Friday Photos – Shetland Times Bookshop

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Today’s photos come from a little island I’d love to visit, Shetland. I’m in a group on Facebook called Shetland on Camera. I joined it earlier this year to give me something that feels...

Round the Bend by Nevil Shute

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This is the last Nevil Shute book I have on my To Be Read Pile. Partway through the previous of his books I had on my shelf I decided life is too short to...

Paratalk or Torque?

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My paragraph today comes from ‘3010 Melbourne University Magazine’ Issue 1, 2017. I think I must have picked it up at an Open Day. Some things that are sitting on my TBR pile probably...

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

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Another book for the Dymocks Reading Challenge 2020. I’m determined to finish this challenge so I did some research on Dymocks Top 51 Children’s Books and managed to borrow this book from someone in...
friday photos – benn’s books

Friday Photos – Benn’s Books

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There are some bookshops that will forever stay in my heart. The one from my childhood was Pete’s Paperbacks where you could buy secondhand fantasy and sci fi for 20c each. The shop sat...

Paratalk or Torque?

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That time of the week where I take a paragraph, mostly at random, and talk about it however I wish. I picked up the book I had on my desk, opened at random and...

Cook: From Sailor to Legend by Rob Mundle

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I think I won this book at an auction a few years ago, it’s sat on my To Be Read Pile since then. I pulled it off to read it because of its size....
friday photos – sticky institute

Friday Photos – Sticky Institute

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Today I’m looking at the Sticky Institute. It is one of my favourite shops of all time. They specialise in zines. Those little booklets which are handmade by the author and can cover a...

Paratalk or Torque?

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Where I take a paragraph and examine it in whatever way takes my fancy. Today, I’m taking a look at a paragraph from a piece called ‘One Plot, At Most’ by Jane Rawson. It...