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Saturday (and more from Narnia)


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Right now I am sitting on the couch waiting for rust converter to do what it’s supposed to do (remember that old Fowler’s Vacola steriliser I found on the side of the road? I am finally painting it). Yes, I have moved to the country and turned into one of those people who goes to

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Baby action! – and some blinks


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For those who have been following this story sister went to the obstetrician today, and now has to have this baby today! So, I am off to Melbourne, on a bus (yes a bus – it’s easier to get on at this point, and takes me right into Melbourne instead of to the inconvenient airports).

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Guess who’s coming to dinner – a writing prompt


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Apparently I inspired Meredith’s latest writing prompt, so I thought I might actually have a go at this one, though this will perhaps end up looking more like a list. The prompt was to write about who you would ask for dinner, what you would serve, and where. So, as I was saying, I would invite

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Some impressions left by A Severe Mercy


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I finished A Severe Mercy, by Sheldon Vanauken, though I doubt I shall ever be finished it. What a stunning book. To begin, it is written by a lover and lecturer of English Literature, who scatters the pages with original poetry and allusions to classics. Then it contains eighteen letters from CS Lewis, written during

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A book I have to read


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I seem to be in a slump for things to write of. But today I received in a the mail a book I am nearly bursting to read. I am trying to be good and frugal on the book buying front, really I am, but sometimes you just know you have to read a book.

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