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Wiblog - Paul's Wibblings

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21/06/13

I've been reading, or rather listening to Dorothy L. Sayers Lord Peter Wimsey book Whose Body? and the casual racism and anti-Semitism of this 1923 work still makes me catch my breath.  read more ...

16/04/13

I'm in a state of moderate excitement at the discovery today that BBC Radio 4 Extra is starting a four part serialisation of The Beekeeper's Apprentice starting this Friday.  read more ...

20/03/13

I am a great blubber when watching movies. I never used to be. I used to be able to sit through everything like a man. And then I saw Four Weddings and a Funeral for the first time ...  read more ...

04/01/13

It's been a while since I bought a dead tree book, a combination of the large backlog of unread books and the ease of buying e-books; but today while walking through the Grafton in Cambridge I noticed a new (to me at least) remaindered books shop and in the window they had some Peter Robinson books.  read more ...

29/05/12

We've just got back from three weeks in Scotland in Florence. The first week we drove up via Braemar to Ullapool for the book festival. ...  read more ...

27/04/12

Our county council has recently started offering a fairly limited range of e-books for loan. Their web site has an extensive FAQ which explains how it works. It has three curious features (in what follows I'm going to assume you understand about DRM, if you don't then start by reading the FAQ):  read more ...

07/01/11

While laid up on the sofa today I watched the first episode of Zen on iPlayer. What a stylish bit of work. It's based on the late Michael Dibdin's novel Vendetta and is apparently the first of three they're televising over the next few weeks.  read more ...

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A History of Women in 101 Objects by Annabelle Hirsch Game On by Janet Evanovich

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