Monthly Archives: February 2017

My great-grandma

As part of a series on families who have lived in the town for many years, the local paper recently published a group photo from a wedding in the early 50s which my great-grandma and my grandad amongst other family … Continue reading

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Review: Body of Evidence by Patricia Cornwell

Body of Evidence is the second book of Patricia Cornwell’s Kay Scarpetta series which I’m currently revisiting in order to bring myself up to speed to read the books she’s released over the last ten years. Review of Postmortem, book … Continue reading

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Food and other things [Week 6] – #carocat2017

The opening of The Stalker which drew me in straight away. Full review here. 36/365 Dinner: cheesey bread with [colourless!] bruschetta and vegetarian fried thing. Pretty good, picture doesn’t do justice! 37/365 Probably my favourite food in the world: homemade … Continue reading

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Review: An Accidental Murder by J. New

I didn’t realise this was a short book [though this is entirely my fault as clearly marked in the description that I didn’t fully read as I like to not have everything spoiled] and was surprised how quickly it moved … Continue reading

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Mostly indoors [Week 5] – #carocat2017

I’ve always loved the clothing of this brass wall hanging though am glad time has moved on and I don’t have to wear it! 29/365 Doodling doodles. 30/365 I’ve never seen such unusual plant leaves. [Look at me taking & … Continue reading

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Review: The Stalker by Sally Spencer/Alan Rustage

I fell for it: I discounted the perpetrator based on two comments in the book and I am really annoyed with myself! Some spoilers follow, but not the main reveals. This was a really good book. I like investigative books … Continue reading

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Lots of walking in either great or grey weather [Week 4] – #carocat2017

One of my favourite pictures I’ve taken in a while – walking along the Weser on Sunday. Just look at that sky! 22/365 The difference a day makes – view to the hidden Klüt hill on Monday vs the day … Continue reading

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Review: Postmortem by Patricia Cornwell

I’d first read and loved the Kay Scarpetta series as a teenager, devouring the books as they came out all the way up until around 2005 when life happened and I generally stopped reading. In order to pick it back … Continue reading

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Snow and some travelling [Week 3] – #carocat2017

Sunrise after snowfall is usually quite pretty. 15/365 Snow covered old cemetery in #Hameln. 16/365 Pieces of the Berlin wall on the #Giessen train station square, adapted by art collective. More info here. 17/365 The ‘oh crap, I can’t use … Continue reading

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The Klüt hill in Hameln

Click for full sized image. On Saturday I went up the Klüt hill in Hameln. I had tried to the previous weekend, but a mix of bad weather and it being too late in the day meant I had only … Continue reading

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