Category Archives: Literature

Shop, Read, Eat Chocolate

“Chocolate is a perfect food, as wholesome as it is delicious, a beneficent restorer of exhausted power. It is the best friend of those engaged in literary pursuits.”  Baron Justus von Liebig A little retail therapy might just be in … Continue reading

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National Poetry Day

My internet connection is now up and running again after 3 weeks of temperamental hissy fits …hurrah!  So to celebrate, here is an edifying poem on a perfume theme in honour of National Poetry Day. Welcome,  ‘Le Flacon” from Fleur … Continue reading

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It’s ‘National Book Lover’s Day’

  If you can bear to drag yourself away from the Olympics coverage, why not take a break in a sunny spot and get your nose stuck in a book – new, old or swapped!   In need of new … Continue reading

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