Tag Archives: books

A work in progress (or two)

Hmm, the blog posts are getting further and further apart. But I am still here, still writing, and mostly present on Bookstagram, my happy place of books, authors, readers and bloggers. It’s not a coincidence that many of the accounts … Continue reading

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Secondhand Love

In my past life as a bookseller, I once spent thirty looong minutes with a customer who insisted on checking through piles of books to find the perfect copy. She wanted only pristine editions, preferably ones that human hands had not … Continue reading

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It’s officially the first day of three weeks’ holiday for me, and the sun is shining here to celebrate! (actually we’re having a very dry, warm start to Autumn here in Melbourne so rain would not spoil my day either) … Continue reading

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Couldn’t resist a book/dogs post!

I did say I was going to take a break from posting for a while, but well… I have books to show off! Here’s my pastel-coloured all-Oz literature book haul – my Christmas present from my hubby (he gets a … Continue reading

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Noooo! Not the dog!

When I gave my mother a copy of ‘Marley and Me’ to read, I warned her it was sad. My pragmatic mum just shrugged and said, ‘It’s a dog book – they always die in the end!’ Which of course can … Continue reading

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