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I don’t often treat myself to much, other than buying books that is. And given how much a month I spend on books, that’s probably my version of buying a pair of Manolo Blahnik every month! I’m also not big on buying online, as I have trust issues. Especially with certain companies like Etsy, having …

Having finally received a copy of TWISTED, by Steve Cavanagh, and having managed to avoid any reviews and opinion, I sat down last night to read. I groaned. I fidgeted. And I moaned out loud. So much so that my Other Half asked what was wrong. I rolled my eyes toward the ceiling and said …

I was scratching my head wondering what books I might want to read while on holiday this summer. Especially given we’re taking the whole month of July off. Yes, the whole month! Thirty one (31) glorious days of doing, well, not nothing. I still plan on doing a lot of reading. Here are the 5 …

Just look what arrived today, not one book, but two, Books that I feel like I order years ago. TWISTED by steve Cavanagh, yes, the book everyone and their mother has been talking about. Though, sadly, it’s not an Eddie Flynn book. But then again, this one will say whether or not Cavanagh can move …

Well, maybe I don’t quite cook up a storm, though I have been known to create chaos in the kitchen, but this coming summer I hope to be trying out a lot more new recipes thanks to the amazing Nadiya Hussain—winner of the sixth season of the BBC’s The Great British Bake Off in 2015. …

I’ve been running a lot of errands today, but along with me, the traffic, my bus, and a couple of thoughtful Guys, a duck taking her family for a walkabout (to who knows where) stopped us all in our tracks. It took the 2 Guys 3-4 minutes to usher Mama Duck and her brood across …

Hi there and welcome to my new spot in cyberspace: Excuse me while I dust off the furniture and find you a chair. As you can see, nothing much has changed, other than the actual web address. Everything’s still here. All my posts arrived safely, as did all your comments. The only thing that seems …

Yes, yes, I know, it was Tuesday yesterday and I posted my review instead, as Monday was a day off here, and I forgot to post the review on Monday because I thought it was Sunday, and now, here we are, and it’s Wednesday already and I’m thinking where did half the week go? DOH! …

DETAILS Title: THE CANDLE AND THE FLAME Author: Nafiza Azad Publisher: Scholastic Press ISBN: 9781338306040 Genre: YA Fantasy BACK COVER BLURB Fatima lives in the city of Noor, a thriving stop along the Silk Road. There the music of myriad languages fills the air, and people of all faiths weave their lives together. However, the …

It’s a Bank Holiday Monday here, today. Believe it or not, it is, in fact, Queen Victoria’s birthday, which is still a holiday in Canada. Though here in QuĂ©bec, they call it Patriot’s Day. Not that anyone cares what it’s called, another day off, is another day off, right? Unfortunately, it’s overcast, drizzling, and the …