In Remembrance

Source. Yes, I break six months of silence for a Remembrance Day post (or Veterans Day, if Remembrance isn't your thing). I've ignored every other holiday for a while, but this one means something to me, so here I am.(Yeah, holidays are not my thing ....more

Q is for Quiet.

It's the A to Z Challenge, where every day I share my favourite book or book series that starts with the day's letter.Quiet Strength:...more

P is for Phantom.

It's the A to Z Challenge, where every day I share my favourite book or book series that begins with the day's letter. You're probably tired of reading that by now, aren't you? Well, I never know when a new person might wander round.The Phantom Tollbooth, Norton JesterWhat's your favourite 'P' book?Runners up: The Princess Diaries, series;...more

O is for On.

It's the A to Z Challenge, where every day I share my favourite book or book series that starts with the day's letter.And after a few hard days, it's nice to have an easy one!On Writing, Stephen KingWhat's your favourite 'O' book?Runner-up: The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals ...more

N is for Narnia.

It's the A to Z Challenge, where every day I share my favourite book or book series that starts with the day's letter.The Chronicles of Narnia, series, C.S. LewisIf we ever have any need for a nursery, it will be decorated in a Narnia theme. I'm not sure if Chadwick knows this, but it doesn't matter. He gets no say in this one ....more

M is for Million. And Mrs.

It's the A to Z Challenge, where every day I share my favourite book or book series that begins with the day's letter.And it's getting harder to choose as I go along. So I'll go with my favourite method of settling difficult questions and choose more than one.A Million Miles in a Thousand Years, Donald MillerandMrs. Frisby and the Rats and NIMH, series, Robert C ....more

L is for Little.

It's the A to Z Challenge, where every day I share my favourite book or book series that starts with the day's letter.And today is a doozy. Not only is it a tie, but I can also say I've seen every TV/movie adaptation of the winners and one runner-up, and as many as possible of the second runner-up. We're talking many, many hours of my life spent with these stories, y'all ....more

K is for Knit.

It's the A to Z Challenge, where every day I share my favourite book or series of books that starts with that day's letter. Kinda.Today's is another stretch. I have two books on my Goodreads list that start with K, and I didn't like either of them enough for them to be on this list ....more

J is for Jane.

It's the A to Z Challenge, where every day I share my favourite book or series that begins (ish) with the day's letter.Jane Eyre, Charlotte BrontëImage from Goodreads.(Incidentally, my bicycle is named after Charlotte Brontë, but we call it Sharlie for short. I know, it's crazy.) What's your favourite J book? ...more

I is for Imaginarium.

It's the A to Z Challenge, where each day I share my favourite book or series of books beginning with the day's letter.And this one is stretching it a bit. Could have gone under "Chronicles" or "Dragon", but here it is. I don't have many I books on my list.Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica, series, James A ....more