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25 random facts about me, plus some photos of Cornwall and other things

A belated Happy New Year! Apart from eating and drinking far too much, I’ve spent the Christmas holidays doing nothing except read and read, but I did also keep up with lots of my favourite bloggers. I came across the idea of answering these 25 random questions after reading one of my favourite blogs, Jaffa…… Continue reading 25 random facts about me, plus some photos of Cornwall and other things

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Happy “Jólabókaflóð” – an Icelandic tradition for book lovers at Christmas!

A few days ago my niece told me of a great Icelandic tradition called the “Jólabókaflóð” – literally, the Christmas Book Flood. Apparently Icelanders love books perhaps more than any other nation in the world, and every Christmas everyone will find at least one book under their Christmas tree. In fact, it’s a tradition in…… Continue reading Happy “Jólabókaflóð” – an Icelandic tradition for book lovers at Christmas!