Jane B (knally) wrote,
Jane B

Love of words

I liked the word bibliophile when I discovered it. There was a 'bubbling' sound to it which made reading sound amusing and slightly eccentric. When I lived in Paris, I was able to transfer my affection to bibliothèque - eccentricity with a french accent. And now a story in the BBC's 'From Our Own Correspondent' section - bibliomulas. A cheering start to the day.

  • Dangerous Women ( 5 star )

    Dangerous Women By Hope Adams This managed to combine two of my favourite genres – mystery and needlework. Okay, needlework is not really a fiction…

  • Caste: The Origins of our Discontents (5 star)

    Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson I found this an enlightening and inspiring book. Although I see myself as racist and will…

  • Date and Orange Loaf

    This is the cake I baked for my birthday today (it's an old recipe so in imperial measurements): Date and Orange Loaf 8 oz chopped dates 4 fl oz…

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