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Everything posted by poppy

  1. What's the weather like?

    Pretty hot here, we've been getting a hot airflow from Australia. But nothing like the heatwave they're having with temperatures over 46 C in some places today. Keep wondering how Kylie is faring
  2. Continue the Story game 4,

    very cockily. Agoraphobia was used to a very dominating father so she didn't find anything untoward in Joe's presumption. However, before she could answer, who should plonk herself down in a chair beside Agoraphobia but her good friend Rena. 'Hiya, Aggie! That's gey brave o' ye to be oot in th' big wide world ! But whits this dafty daein' here?' 'Weel, he's just asked ... tellt me, rather ...we're aff tae th' pictures th' nicht.' 'Tellt you?' said Rena indignantly. 'He tellt you!!'
  3. Busy reading

    Aren't they such wonderful characters? One of my favourite books I've read and very much enjoyed Three Men in a Boat and Three Men on the Bummel. A great humourist.
  4. What Are You Watching Now? - 2019

    The Durrells in Corfu series 2. Although it doesn't stick strictly to the books, still a very enjoyable and funny series.
  5. Continue the Story game 4,

    nervously. Paternity had never been proven in the several maintenance claims against him, but there was always that chance. However, today he was safe from fresh demands and the watchful eyes turned out to be none other than ...
  6. Bird On the Wire ~ Leonard Cohen (that would have been challenging, Muggle, and sad about the loss of trees. Beautiful photo though.)
  7. Continue the Story game 4,

    for her, he decided, after spending half his pay on all-day suckers, only to be given the cold shoulder when he ...
  8. Another Day In Paradise ~ Phil Collins (have you been affected by all the snow Muggle?)
  9. Stolen shamelessly off Facebook. Same principle as the Never Ending Song game. Use a word from the previous book title to make a new one. Fried Green Tomatoes At Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
  10. Sophie's Choice by William Styron
  11. I remember Little Women from childhood as being rather too goody-goody too but really enjoyed the recent mini-series I watched. I was tempted to re-read it in case my opinion improved ... but maybe not
  12. A Book blog, 2019 by Books do Furnish a Room

    I read Jeanette Winterson's Lighthousekeeping and found it a beautifully lyrical and moving book. One of my all-time favourites. I've watched the mini-series Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit and your wonderful review makes me want to read the sequel. I did try Sexing the Cherry but found it a little too odd and quite weird.
  13. Continue the Story game 4,

    Mustering up all her courage she scuttled into the mall, ordered herself a bowl of coffee at The Busy Bean and sat slowly sipping, in a corner by the window. From her vantage spot, she had a good view of the comings and goings and hoped beyond hope that she might catch a glimpse of the object of her infatuation. Nobody had ever called her a 'beautiful darlin' before, her attributes were well hidden behind thick horn rimmed glasses and a figure that bore more resemblance to an 'l' than an '8'. She had fallen instantly and hopelessly in love. As luck would have it, Joe actually worked in the mall. He was a ...
  14. Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin' ~ from Oklahoma
  15. Continue the Story game 4,

    uglier than a bucket full o' spanners, he is.' 'Weel, ah think he's quite guid look ...' and Agoraphobia stopped suddenly realising she'd just put her foot in it. 'Ah didnae think ye knew him, Agoraphobia,' taunted Rena, who had a mind like a steel trap. Agoraphobia blushed and stuttered ...
  16. You Are So Beautiful ~ Joe Cocker
  17. Continue the Story game 4,

    bushed out like a bottle-brush and climbed the net curtains, much to the detriment of the flimsy material. President Nixon remained perched on the pelmet, refusing to budge, and letting out a series of earsplitting caterwauls, even when Rena tempted him with ...
  18. A Moment Changes Everything ~ David Gray