Annual Review – 2017

It’s that time of the year again. Time for a look back over the last twelve months and for a gaze into the crystal ball for 2018.

2017 has been a big year: 15 new titles across my range of writing interests.

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Digital libraries

40 years is a long time to live in one house.

It’s definitely sufficient time to accumulate a lot of books.

We’re moving out and going overseas for a while.

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We stood together in the library and looked at the seven floor to ceiling bookcases holding somewhere in excess of two thousand books, and at the six yellow containers of children’s books piled up between two of the bookcases. Continue reading “Digital libraries”

Books on the shelf

Cup and notebook on table

Sometimes you go to the bookshelf and pull out a book you’ve forgotten or perhaps never knew about – because someone else in your household bought it and put it on the shelf.

Today, I pulled down It’s Never Too Late….174 simple acts to change your life by Patrick Lindsay for a quiet read. Continue reading “Books on the shelf”

Unsolved murders

holmesprofile2If you’re anything like me, you prefer a murder mystery to be solved by the time you get to the end of the book. Even if the sleuth doesn’t work it out, you expect the author to reveal who did the deed and why.

We just don’t like being left hanging, not knowing. Continue reading “Unsolved murders”