At Home With Faber

My copy of The Lacuna arrived in today’s mail. I shall be reading the book in due course and leaving my comments on the group’s  blog. To save readers the trip over there, I’ll write about the books here as well, and have added a sub-category to the Saturday Jumble to accomodate such posts. Posts will also be tagged awhf and/or At Home With Faber and will most likely be longer and more informal than the comments left elsewhere. We shall see.

May I confess to being daunted by my first book? It’s a bit fat… and my memories of Barbara Kingsolver do not endear me to it. But I will begin on it soon – not, perhaps, until the Colourmart Lovers thing completes on 20th July. I’ve got Link off the needles today and  have three days knitting left to me. I have an incomplete cardigan, an unfinished sweater, and an urge to start a new shawl…

What to do?

Oh, and there’s a new blog in the offing. We are looking for a name for it and should be up and running soon.

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In a pickle

In a pickle

Shops are now open to sell anything on their shelves and we are no longer restricted to purchasing whatever some government official has deemed to be “essential”. We popped out to The Shed yesterday as I needed some parcel tape to package up some things that I need to be posting off. We had to hunt, it wasn’t in the Stationery section, but we eventually found it in the DIY area. It’s not of greatContinue readingIn a pickle

December Reflections 1: Star

December Reflections 1: Star

Taking part in Susannah Conway’s series of December Reflections prompts. Mainly my responses will be in my other blog, Scattered Thoughts, but sometimes they will fit better here. On other days, such as today, we may fit in a post in both blogs. … Continue readingDecember Reflections 1: Star

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

second test

post by mail. who is this user Beth Loft 86390, France

October 29, 2020 at 12:12PM

It’s mass migration time! #livereportingfromtheroad #france #autumn2020 #thelockdowndash