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Oct 21, 2014

M1LK Balham

Coffee, cakes and an array of other food stuffs. M1LK is situated in the heart of Balham within easy reach of the station which is also both underground and overground. Reasonable on the wallet and a delectable choice of goodies this is definitely a good choice for a post night shift breakfast and rant.

Myself and a colleague headed over after we finished a stint of nights shifts together and not…

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Oct 20, 2014

#IMWAYR

IMWAYR, It's Monday What Are You Reading?, Reading, Weekly Meme, Monday, Meme, Books, Book Group, Online Book Group, Book Journey, Blog A Book Etc, Fay

My, my what a busy weekend! With the read-a-thon over (sadly :() a new week is upon us and life most certainly does go on. Did you take part in the read-a-thon? If you did, how did you get on? Now onto the books!

Reading

The Christmas Surprise, Jenny Colgan, Fiction, Books, Reading, Chick Lit, Festive, Christmas, Winter, Little Brown Books UK, Sphere, Blog A Book Etc, Fay

Almost half way through and I absolutely LOVE this book.
Quite a tear jerker for Jenny Colgan but I will leave it at that as I do not want to spoil it for you!

Finished

From Notting Hill with Love Actually, Love Actually, Notting Hill, London, Love, Romance, Chick Lit, Fiction, Reading, Books, Ali Harris, Little Brown Book Group, Sphere, Blog A Book Etc, Fay

Thanks…

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Oct 19, 2014

Read-A-Thon - DONE … Well!

Read-A-Thon – DONE … Well!

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Well it is finally over. The Read-A-Thon is done and dusted although I have to say I am slightly disappointed with myself. As I had things to do throughout the day I was unable to read as much as I would have liked. As usual I will be playing catch up and will read for a lot of tonight and tomorrow. Actually managing to finish a book is a great feeling so onto the next – I have actually started…

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Oct 18, 2014

Read-a-Thon Hour 9 & Notting Hill

Read-a-Thon Hour 9 & Notting Hill

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Creeping into Hour 9 and it is 9:15pm here in the UK. Having had dinner, pottered about and managed to organise the rest of my night out I have finished my first book. The catch is I was already half way through at the beginning of the Thon. This may sound like a cheat but you know what, I was still reading! Why not!

Finished

From Notting Hill with Love Actually, Love Actually, Notting Hill, London, Love, Romance, Chick Lit, Fiction, Reading, Books, Ali Harris, Little Brown Book Group, Sphere, Blog A Book Etc, Fay

I am more sure than ever now that I will be reading the rest of this…

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Oct 18, 2014

Read-a-Thon Hour 5 - Just Begun

Read-a-Thon Hour 5 – Just Begun

So it is Hour 5 of the Read-a-thon and I have only just started reading as I have been co-hosting for the past two hours and running to and fro catching up on errands prior to that like a crazy person. All settled in now.

Just Finishing

From Notting Hill with Love Actually, Love Actually, Notting Hill, London, Love, Romance, Chick Lit, Fiction, Reading, Books, Ali Harris, Little Brown Book Group, Sphere, Blog A Book Etc, Fay

Despite a rocky start I am actually starting to LOVEthis book so I think if I am successful in finishing my next book it will be onto the next one in this series…

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Oct 18, 2014

Time for A Read-A-Thon!

Time for A Read-A-Thon!

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It is that time of year again where the Read-a-thon is upon us and piles of books have been dusted off ready to make their way to the ‘READ’ pile. Some have been waiting in the wings for so long and others are spring chickens. Whatever the book as long as it is read is counted as part of the wonderful Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-thon.

So here goes with the intro! 

Location

I am blogging from the UK.

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#Christmas ideas already - oh dear! Post #nightshift really is not the best time to go #shopping 😴😎 #molliemakes #crafty #craft #festive
Oct 17, 2014

#Christmas ideas already - oh dear! Post #nightshift really is not the best time to go #shopping 😴😎 #molliemakes #crafty #craft #festive

Oct 17, 2014

Read-A-Thon the Day Before

Read-A-Thon the Day Before

readathon, books, reading, fiction, chick lit, 24 Hour Readathon, Saturday, Blog A Book Etc, The Humans, Matt Haig, The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho, The Vintage Girl, Hester Browne, Amelia Grey's Fireside Dream, Abby Clements, Three Brave Women, Elizabeth Waite, Just A Girl Standing In Front of A Boy, Lucy-Anne Holmes, Dead Wife's Handbook, Hannah Beckerman, Capital, John Lancaster, The Glass Books of Dream Eaters, G.W. Dahlquist, Fay2013 Read-a-thon pile.

So the day before the Read-A-Thon and I am getting ready not only to read for as much of 24 Hours that I can but sort myself out and get ready for yet another week at work. But until that week actually begins books are on my mind.

I have been checking out other peoples book piles and ideas about what they will be doing to stay awake for as long as possible and get through…

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Much needed #coffee pre #breakfast with @lewis2311  (at M1LK)
Oct 17, 2014

Much needed #coffee pre #breakfast with @lewis2311 (at M1LK)

1 Week Countdown to The Christmas Party by Carole Matthews

Can you believe it ONE WEEK TO GO! This book is just the perfect thing for a cosy afternoon with a cup of coffee on a rainy day.
Oct 16, 2014

1 Week Countdown to The Christmas Party by Carole Matthews

Can you believe it ONE WEEK TO GO! This book is just the perfect thing for a cosy afternoon with a cup of coffee on a rainy day.