642 Things: A piece of clothing you keep just for the memory

This writing prompt is from the book 642 Things To Write About. A piece of clothing you keep just for the memory In my chest of drawers, squashed under undergarments, diaries and photographs – the usual treasure trove that accumulates in a drawer after a number of years – there nestles…

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First Lines Friday: 3rd July

First Lines Friday: 3rd July

What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Click to … View Post
Postcrossing. Verdict: Addictive

Postcrossing. Verdict: Addictive

I have been a member of Postcrossing now for a number of years. Compared to some people, I have a relatively low level of … View Post
Short Story Review: Tiger Mending by Aimee Bender

Short Story Review: Tiger Mending by Aimee Bender

Title: Tiger Mending (from The Color Master short story collection) Author: Aimee Bender Genre: Short story ‘That’s the thing with handmade items.  They … View Post
Nominated for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award!

Nominated for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award!

I’m so excited to be nominated for this!  Thank you to The Book Venom for choosing me. The rules: Thank and link the … View Post
The First Book to Find Its Way into My Heart (and Break It)

The First Book to Find Its Way into My Heart (and Break It)

 “Few things leave a deeper mark on the reader, than the first book that finds its way to his heart.” – The Shadow of the … View Post
First Lines Friday: 26th June

First Lines Friday: 26th June

What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Click to … View Post