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What I’m Into – June 2014 Edition

What I’m Into – June 2014 Edition

Good grief. It’s that time again and I feel like the month has only just begun. Where has June gone? What have I done with it? I haven’t got a clue and it’s an unsettling thought. What I’m Watching Regular shows: Orphan Black, Parks & Rec, Emma Approved (web-based). I decided to start watching The […]

A little bit of Rilke

A little bit of Rilke

Picture by Tamara Menzi via unsplash I’m not quite sure what’s happened to the last couple of weeks, but I feel like I’ve entered an intense period of parenthood with both girls clamouring for attention all day. Every little moment of space I get, I use to recover enough energy for the rest of the […]

What I’m Into – May 2014 Edition

What I’m Into – May 2014 Edition

After a good and busy start of the month, May turned cold and dreary, not least because the house was beset with colds and coughs. I was the last one to fall but by then I’d already lost quite a bit of sleep and in my weakened state, the cough has got hold of me […]

What I’m Into – April 2014 Edition

What I’m Into – April 2014 Edition

I’ve been meaning to get on board Leigh Kramer’s What I’m Into link-up for a while now; it’s a great way to sum up the month and also to get recommendations for books, shows and web things of all sorts. But every time it has come around, I’ve either drawn a major blank ‘what on […]

A Quiet Book Giveaway winner

A Quiet Book Giveaway winner

Image courtesy of Michal Marcol / freedigitalphotos.net Happy Tuesday everyone! So I wrote names on bits of paper and pulled one out of a hat. I am very pleased to announce that the lucky winner of the book giveaway is…Ruth! Congratulations! I’ll be dropping you a line by email later today. I’ve not read the […]

Dodgy French in books

Dodgy French in books

Novel writers occasionally like to use foreign language to convey the fact that their character is in or from another country. Unfortunately these writers often don’t research said foreign language in any depth before sending their work to the printers – or so it seems to me. Some you can tell have tried hard to […]

French Literature Hurts My Head

French Literature Hurts My Head

The other day, my husband was wondering out loud if our four-months-old daughter would become an avid reader like her mother. I am responsible for the three-quarters of our bookshelves’ content at home and I always have a book on the go so I suppose he might be right about me. I have always loved reading. […]

 
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