How many books is too many?

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I have a lot of books. I have a lot of unread books. I keep saying I’ll go through the ones I’ve read and ditch some but I never do. Instead I buy more. I don’t know why I do that. Why do I do that? Why do I buy more? I have enough as…

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Ranty moan

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Why is the weather so crap at the moment? It’s almost June and I was freezing standing at the station this morning. Why are people complaining about Big Brother? Surely they are used to it by now? Shouldn’t they just be ignoring it? Why do people make such a fuss about whether Scots are supporting…

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Books

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I’m an avid reader of Ian Rankin’s Rebus books but, for some reason, I missed the publication of his latest paperback Fleshmarket Close. So, last week, after a quick check on the interweb I spotted it on Amazon with £3 off. Excellent. Ordered. It arrived at work today. All good so far. However, based on…

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Things wot I have been done

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Celebrated our eighth wedding anniversary with a meal at a Mongolian banquet.Installed dishwasher (a present from Mum and Dad from my Dad’s retiral money).Got very drunk three four times.Had NO hangovers three mornings after (alas the fourth one did materialise).Got new mobile phone. Had problems with new phone. Got new phone fixed (just about anyhoo).Started…

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Collision

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Da Vinci Code – Mona Lisa ~ Munch stolen. And I’ve just had the following books delivered:London Fields – Martin Amis ~ Murders in Twickenham (friends live there).Leaving Home – Garrison Keillor ~ Laura flies out to Australia today.Labyrinths – Jorge Luis Borges ~ Emmmm… not sure yet, but it must mean something… Funny old…

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Irish Coffee

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Well just about survived the weekend. Saturday was a sad farewell to Laura, before rushing from her leaving party – where most people from work turned up between 9-9.30pm, I was sure it said it started at 8! – to head to Louise’s cousins for a family night with my in-laws as the star guests…..

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