Tag Archives: Books

Reading with Children

Anyone in the UK with school age children, or anyone who has had school age children in the last -oh, goodness knows how many years, will probably be familiar with the Oxford Reading Tree. It’s a great load of books. … Continue reading

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Reading Schemes

I joined the library a few weeks ago. It is only a small library, but something I didn’t expect was that there would be so few books I had heard of in there. I know they have to keep up … Continue reading

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Book Drought

If anyone has popped over to my book list recently, they might have noticed it hasn’t changed in a while. To be honest, I don’t think I’d read anything new this year at all (shocking, I know). For various reasons … Continue reading

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Define ‘Plenty’

We have had our boxes delivered. ‘I hope you’re leaving me plenty of book boxes,’ I said. ‘Oh yes! Loads!’ they replied. Do you know how many loads is? Seven. Bookcase one, top shelf:

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! First, a glimpse backwards. Additions to my collection in 2011:There might be more – this was a grab what I can see on the bookshelf moment. I am not the worst offender in my family in the … Continue reading

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Book Delivery

I recently placed an order with The Book People. Today it arrived. I have bought: Kirstie Allsopp Craft The Knitter’s Year, Debbie Bliss Cute and Easy Crochet, Nicki Trench Christmas Crafting in No Time, Clare Youngs Three ¬†books on thinking … Continue reading

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Books, Books and More Books

Today has been a good day. I turned the first bit of soil on my new allotment, and that was going to be my post for today, but more about that tomorrow. My happiness in that was superceded by the … Continue reading

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