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Blogger, theatre goer, nature lover and an avid reader of books.

  • Winding Up the Week #209

    This week we look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere, catch up with the Reading First Nations Writers Project and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.

  • Winding Up the Week #208

    This week we look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere, take a glimpse at current and forthcoming reading events, announce Reading Ireland Month 2022 and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.

  • Are You Looking Forward to Reading Wales 2022?

    Ahead of Dewithon 2022, which commences on 1st March (Saint David’s Day), we make reading plans and discuss a sinister face in an old lady’s shawl!

  • Winding Up the Week #207

    This week we look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere, announce both the Italia Reading Challenge and the 2022 Gaia/Nature Reading Challenge, and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.

  • Winding Up the Week #206

    This week we look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.

  • Winding Up the Week #205

    This week we look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere, look forward to Reading Wales 2022 (aka Dewithon 22) and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.

  • Winding Up the Week #204

    This week we look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere, discuss non-book-related cats, announce both the #WarAndPeace2022 Readalong and Reading Independent Publishers Month, and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.

  • Winding Up the Week #203

    A very Happy New Year to everyone! Welcome to the final wind up of 2021.

  • TOVE TROVE: A Rare Travel Documentary

    I recently joined a live stream to watch ‘Tove and Tooti in Europe’ – a rarely shown documentary of Tove Jansson’s and her partner Tuulikki Pietilä’s travel footage.

  • Winding Up the Week #202

    In this final post before Christmas Day we look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.

  • Winding Up the Week #201

    This week we look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere, announce the Larry McMurtry Project 2022 and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.

  • Winding Up the Week #200

    This week we look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere, raise a glass to WUTW #200, anticipate the Japanese Literature Challenge and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.

  • Winding Up the Week #199

    This week we look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere, present two seasonal offers, look forward to the 2022 Nonfiction Reader Challenge and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.

  • Winding Up the Week #198

    This week we look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere, pause for a pod, look forward to both the Short Stack Reading Challenge and the Chunkster Reading Challenge, and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.

  • Winding Up the Week #197

    This week we look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere, discuss an ongoing series which focuses on accessibility in British bookstores and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.

  • Winding Up the Week #196

    This week we look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere, take a peek at two new posts relating to Wales, and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.

  • Winding Up the Week #195

    This week we look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere, announce the publication of JL George’s award winning novel and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.

  • Witchery Of the Week #194

    This week we look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere, prepare for All Hallows’ Read, look forward to SciFiMonth 2021 and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.

  • Winding Up the Week #193

    This week we look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere, look forward to the 1954 Club, pause for a pod, and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.

  • Winding Up the Week #192

    This week we look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere, look forward to both Nonfiction November 2021 and Rumer Godden Reading Week, and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.