Tag Archive | "Book Club"

Too many cooks ….

Thursday, April 26, 2012

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Curious, the nature of women’s friendship. I feel more of a common bond with my female friends than I do with male ones and yet I am aware that sometimes women just are judgemental and acid towards each other. I’ve seen it and, I’m afraid, occasionally, I’ve done it. But I’m not sure why it […]

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The host with the most

Thursday, October 13, 2011


Had a meeting of my real life book club (not to be confused with my lovely online blog book club) at home last night. Little Bingo was the star of the show, and a perfect host, moving graciously from lap to lap and sharing out his favours with a wisdom and discretion which was astonishing […]

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Book Club – Room

Thursday, September 22, 2011


It’s lovely to be introducing our second Book Club meeting! We all did so well over the summer, reading Kate Atkinson’s Started Early, Took My Dog despite the blistering British weather (ha!) and I’m dying to see how everyone got on with our next choice, Room by Emma Donoghue. I chose the book because I […]

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Book Club round-up

Saturday, August 20, 2011

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Here are your musings on our first Book Club choice, Kate Atkinson’s Started Early, Took My Dog. Looks like we pretty much all loved it, though it is really nice to hear that I’m not the only one who forgot some of the characters’ names and got a bit lost in the plot twists! Thanks […]

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Book Club Time

Friday, August 5, 2011


Hello lovely Book Club people! As you know, we set off on our merry literary path together way back last month with Kate Atkinson’s Started Early, Took My Dog. Here’s my take on it, but what I’m really looking forward to is hearing your views. I found the book a really enjoyable read. I must admit […]

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All booked up!

Monday, July 4, 2011


I’m so excited – my online book group idea has worked! Lovely people have signed up – well not signed, there’s nothing that formal, but have *indicated* enthusiasm and a willingness to read the chosen book – and so we’re all systems go. I think it’s going to be really fun. Here’s the plan. We […]

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Medals for Mums

Thursday, January 13, 2011


I was struggling round the supermarket yesterday, mustering the ingredients for the Book Group dinner chez moi, and muttering grimly, ‘the first rule about Book Group is … I wish there were no Book Group….’ (naturally I love it when it’s at everyone else’s houses and I can nosh the night away. But when it’s at […]

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