Tag Archives: humour

As New: Britt-Marie Was Here

If you still haven’t read any Backman, please, take it from me, you should. The man is awesome. I may have only read two of his books so far, but they have both been thought provoking, clever, funny, stylish, moving and poetic. My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologies featured Britt-Marie as one of the […]

Slightly Creased #1: Fingerless Gloves

It is May on Sunday, and today in the UK, it is snowing. Snowing?! I got married in May (several years ago) and it was 30°!

Clearly I angered the weather gods last week

Top Ten Tuesday #1: Books for laughs

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This is my first attempt at Top Ten Tuesday – and my first time participating in a meme, which is quite exciting really. This week: books that will make you laugh… The Egg and I by Betty MacDonald. Life on a chicken farm […]

As New: The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper

This was a nice easy read, and has a generally uplifting tone to it, so it left me feeling fairly positive. The characters are well drawn, and there is enough character development to keep you reading. I did feel that the plot was a little forced in places. There are eight charms on the bracelet […]