A sight to gladden the heart…

… and boggle the mind!

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Now this is what I call a well-spent weekend afternoon! Good food (oh, how I love Italian food!), good company (courtesy, my dear husband) and then a couple of hours digging through what was more a warehouse than a bookstore (again, courtesy the husband). Though, not much of a reader himself he’s quite a good sport about hunting out obscure bookshops for me and then trudging through busy streets to get there and then patiently waiting while I wander, hypnotised, through book laden aisles! What more could I ask for! (Though, I have a sneaking suspicion he won’t readily repeat  the experience any time soon.) Continue reading “A sight to gladden the heart…”

Oath of the Vayuputras

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India’s mythology is rich and beautiful and, honestly, would provide enough fodder for plenty of fantasy novels. Luckily for us.

This is the last one in the Immortals series by Amish Tripathi.This is the book that promises us all the answers that have been sought through Shiva’s journey and, personally, I found it slightly disappointing. Continue reading “Oath of the Vayuputras”

WWW Wednesdays

Well, today is certainly not a Wednesday. I think. 😐 However, any day is a good to talk about books, right? Right! 😀 So here goes … from http://shouldbereading.wordpress.com/ To play along just answer the three questions below. 1. What are you currently reading?                    I’m currently reading Anne de Courcy’s […]

Ahem…

(Shuffles sheepishly onto the scene while staying as close to the wings as possible, for safety…) Er..ahem…s0… well, yes, we are indeed still alive  (she addresses her feet) even though we’ve been missing in action for a very very very very very very … ahem … well, you get the point. Well, no excuses, no […]