Day: November 6, 2018

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Hats

24 Festive Tasks: Door 3 – Melbourne Cup Day, Task 2: Cup day is all about the hats. Post a picture of your favorite hat, whether it’s one you own or not. As a general rule, I don’t do hats … or caps, or any other kind of headgear. The sole (occasional) exception being this […]

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CHIO Aachen (2013)

24 Festive Tasks: Door 3 – Melbourne Cup Day, Task 4: Have you ever been to or participated in a competition involving horses (racing, jumping, dressage, whatever)? Tell us about it. Photos welcome, too! The very first equestrian tournament I ever went to as a kid was the Hamburg Derby (see 2019 trailer here), which […]

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Non-Explosive “Gunpowder” Book Titles

24 Festive Tasks: Door 2 – Guy Fawkes Night, Task 4: Find 5 uses of the word “gunpowder” in book titles in contexts other than for blowing up things or shooting people (e.g., Gunpowder Green by Laura Childs = tea). * Gunpowder Green is part of Laura Childs’s Tea Shop Mystery series, in which each […]

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Vanilla Ice Cream with Flambé Cherries (Cherries Jubilee)

24 Festive Tasks: Door 2 – Guy Fawkes Night, Task 3: Share your favorite / most memorable BBQ recollections or recipe, or your favorite recipe of food “flambé” (i.e., doused with alcohol which is then set aflame and allowed to burn off). (Photo source) My favorite dessert at a restaurant my mom and I used […]

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Agatha Christie: Miss Marple — The Complete Short Stories (audio)

24 Festive Tasks: Door 1 – Día de los Muertos, Book Audio revisit courtesy of Joan Hickson (who reads almost all of the stories), as well as Isla Blair and Anna Massey (who read one story each). Original review of the print edition HERE. The audio is excellent and contains an extra (and somewhat sinister) […]

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An Altar for Sherlock Holmes

24 Festive Tasks: Door 1 – Día de los Muertos, Task 3: Create an altar (either digital or physical) for your favorite book, series, or book character, and post a picture of it.  Inclusion of book cover encouraged. Not exactly a tribute to my photography skills, but, geez, I finally need to make a start […]

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