About Me

I am an avid reader living Derby, slightly less north of where I was, North of Hadrian’s Wall.
For various reasons I have the time on my hands to be in two book groups and a writing class, as well as dealing with certain grown up children and a husband.
My obsession at the moment is reading books. I buy them – usually at less than full price, borrow them and sometimes pass them on. I have collected the full set of Persephone books (hands off, daughter!), enjoy Slightly Foxed Quarterly and their limited editions and push all sorts of borrowing limits at my local libraries. Everyone assumes that no book sale, second hand book shop or general book source is safe from me… I particularly enjoy murder mysteries on a purely fictional basis – the search for the perfect murder continues!
I enjoy going to the cinema and drinking coffee. I started this blog because everyone gets an earful about the books I enjoy or dislike, and I thought I would inflict my thoughts on the world. And if a little bit of autobiographical stuff creeps in, well, I’ll try and make it interesting…
Happy Reading!

3 thoughts on “About Me

  1. Im not that much of a online reader to be honest but your blogs really nice, keep it up! I’ll go ahead and bookmark your site to come back later. Cheers daeefcaagkfd

  2. I’m slightly jealous of your full set of Persephones, although having considered buying the full set as it was a good few years ago, I realised there are some I would never want to read (I am Feeble, so William, An Englishman, for example, is off-bounds). Happy reading! I love grubbing around in sales and second hand shops and charity shops for lovely books, too.

    1. I do know what you mean about being a bit feeble and finding books a bit too grim!! Like all sets of books, some are more to my taste than others, but my completest urges usually win out (and there are some books that I have still to actually read…)

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