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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!

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Author Susan Bernhardt’s recipe for Beef Wellington…and a cosy Christmas murder

Have you ever had a Christmas guest you could cheerfully murder? Author Susan Bernhardt, my visitor today, gives a brilliant description of such a guest in her latest murder mystery. She also has a recipe for a delicious British favourite, Beef Wellington (yay – the British do know how to cook!) Welcome to Yorkshire, Susan,…… Continue reading Author Susan Bernhardt’s recipe for Beef Wellington…and a cosy Christmas murder

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Good to meet you…author Susan Bernhardt

Today sees a book release with a difference. This is the last stop in Susan Bernhardt’s “progressive dessert online book launch”.  Books and pudding – count me in! Here are the previous stops on Susan’s dessert tour this week.  Check out the salivatory names of her recipes :)  and click on the links to read…… Continue reading Good to meet you…author Susan Bernhardt