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Richard Armitage reads Winnie in Winter

Reblogged from: XOX   Richard Armitage reading this bedtime story about a witch in winter. He did a good job telling this story.       Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/2035182/post

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Richard Armitage reads Trouble at the Dinosaur Café

Reblogged from: XOX     Richard Armitage read The Trouble at the Dinosaur Cafe. Lovely read. The dinosaurs are having a good time at the cafe but the bully Rex comes in. Luckily, Rex is defeated with tickles.     Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/2035176/post

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E.T.A. Hoffmann / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker – as arranged by Septura

E.T.A. Hoffmann’s Nutcracker, narrated by Derek Jacobi; with excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s ballet, arranged for brass septet and performed by Septura (= seven members of the brass sections of Britain’s leading orchestras): One of my Christmas gifts for my mom this year: it got here just in time and since she opened the package not realizing […]

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John Julius Norwich: The Twelve Days of Christmas – Set to Music

Nothing like John Julius Norwich’s version of The Twelve Days of Christmas to get into the proper holiday spirit. Music by Adam Saunders (RTE Concert Orchestra, dir. by Gavin Sutherland); narrated by Joanna Lumley and John Julius Norwich. Enjoy!   Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/2017549/post

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My Home City: Bonn!

Not in the least related to books — but I just came across this on YouTube and absolutely love it.  That’s my city, everybody … Video credit: Tim Kuetzler Source of top image here   Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1735380/post

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Dinner for One

I know I’ve posted this before, but it simply isn’t New Year’s Eve without it hereabouts …   Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1628304/post

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Dr. Seuss: How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

    Book themes for Festivus: Read anything comedic; a parody, satire, etc. Books with hilariously dysfunctional families (must be funny dysfunctional, not tragic dysfunctional). Anything that makes you laugh (or hope it does). On Christmas, can there possibly a better choice?   Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1626561/post

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Happy Birthday to Linda and me!       Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1607641/post

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The view from my desk …

  “Monsieur” (as my mother refers to him) decided last weekend that merely being able to see me from one of his several beds in the corridor while I am working was no longer good enough — he wanted greater proximity.  (Yey for that.)  So he started to experiment with various positions on the rug […]

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Then again, treat hunting is (unsurprisingly) his favorite occupation anyway …

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MolsaMS1yr0?rel=0&wmode=opaque&w=540&h=350] … in whatever shape and form!     Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1588578/post

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His favorite toy …

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikN_buJAVo8?rel=0&wmode=opaque&w=540&h=350] … even more so than his blue and green balls — because it spits out crackers and treats!   Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1588574/post

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Behold one happy kitty … he’s come a loooong way!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BecU3IMA4Bk?rel=0&wmode=opaque&w=540&h=350]   Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1588572/post

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Dinner for One

No New Year’s Eve without this one – ever!

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Simon’s Cat: Guide to Winter – YouTube

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Simon’s Cat Halloween: “Scary Legs” and “The Monster”

Happy Halloween!

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How to Survive Working With Cats

“You are a)&(/)bo;_+:_;*_:ut tttttttttttto about ]t€@|o~[ to re°`ad rea)??`==(=)(d read … [!!$#@!!$*@##!!!]”   Not a new one, but so very true! (“Cats can work out mathematically the exact place to sit that will cause most inconvenience.” – Pam Brown) Merken Merken

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