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Archive for September 2023

#Project365 2023 week 39

Day 267: Ash’s tum is impressive but it is floofy Scarlet’s babies that I’ve felt kick! Two weeks or less until we have some new arrivals… Day 268: another weekend gone and even Duolingo can’t believe it!   Day 269: three months until Christmas, did I hear you say?! Day 270: colder weather and evening […]

The Locket, by Natalie Meg Evans

TRIGGER WARNING: racism 1942, Suffolk. Irene is desperate to earn enough money to leave her small village and is determined that she will not marry local farmer Norman. She falls in love with a black American GI but the pair face opposition from everyone. 2022, Ruby returns to Suffolk to sort through her late grandmother […]

Murder by Invitation, by Verity Bright

Lady Eleanor Swift is involved in the planning of a community celebration for King George V’s birthday. But the plans go awry when the chair of the committee is found strangled to death by bunting… Murder by Invitation is the 15th book in the Lady Swift series of cosy historical murder mysteries. Each book has […]

Guinea Pig Awareness Week 25th-29th September 2023

Back in March I became a guinea pig mum and now eagerly awaiting becoming a guinea granny! This week is Guinea Pig Awareness Week (25th-29th September 2023) so I thought I would spread the word about the fabness of guinea pigs! The guineas are so excited every morning and what a racket they make! Rustle […]

Murder Most Unladylike, by Robin Stevens (audiobook read by Gemma Chan)

Daisy and Hazel set up a detective agency at their boarding school but cases are few and far between. Until the two school girls discover a body and begin to investigate the murder of one of their teachers… Murder Most Unladylike is a children’s book aimed at ages 9-12. It is a murder mystery but […]