Day: November 21, 2021

Fun and Games Literature

Festive Tasks: Door 2, Task 1 – The Spirit of Christmas Perpetual

Festive Tasks Master Update Post HERE Task 1: Holiday books often have covers that try to evoke a certain emotion in the reader. Post a picture, or a gallery of pictures, of holiday themed book covers that really appeal to you, and, if you want to, tell us why. A large part of what I […]

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Cats Fun and Games Literature

Festive Tasks: Door 5, Task 4 – Charlie, the Gothic Romance Virgin Eater

Festive Tasks Master Update Post HERE Task 4: (Cheeky) If you have a cat (or can borrow one from a friend), take a picture of him/her looking particularly fierce and ready to eat a naughty child. If you really want to go all out, photoshop a giant version of your cat onto a picture, prowling […]

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Fun and Games Literature Reviews

Nancy Mitford: Wigs on the Green

Festive Tasks Master Update Post HERE   What a great read! It’s easy to see how Nancy Mitford’s witty and merciless skewering of her brother in law Oswald Moseley’s fascist movement (along with the Victorian attitudes of parts of 1930s British aristocracy) would have infuriated parts of her family and driven a lasting wedge between […]

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Cooking - Food - Drink Fun and Games Lifestyle

Festive Tasks: Door 13 – Holiday Shopping

Festive Tasks Master Update Post HERE Like for Door 7 (Gifts), I’m going to divide this post into several pages; one per task.   Task 1: What was the best or worst holiday “bargain” you ever indulged in? Did you get a post-holiday steal on something you’ve had your heart set on or really needed? […]

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