• 2017

    Happy New Year!

    Once again I’m here as the year ends with the thought that I’ve not blogged much this year.   2017 on the face of it should be ending with a comment about it having been a better year – certainly there have been far fewer deaths and no real personal crises. Or at least not the major wheelchair related ones there were in 2016. But, mostly thanks to depression it has been a tough year.   I said to my GP a while ago that I thought being back on antidepressants was helping but that circumstances weren’t. More than half of this year was spent with one major situation needing…

  • 2017,  books and reading,  reviews

    Hygge and Kisses by Clara Christiansen

    I received a free copy of Hygge and Kisses by Clara Christiansen from Netgalley to review. Reading other reviews, it seems a lot of people only received a sampler.  I was lucky enough to get the whole book.   Bo, 26, has always been careful, cautious. However, she’s just been made redundant and her life plan is beginning to unravel. Before she starts immediately applying for other jobs in a panic, her friend Kirsten persuades her to take a holiday, to visit Kirsten’s mother’s house in Aalborg, North Jutland, a part of Denmark Bo is ashamed to admit she has never heard of.   ‘What’s the weather going to be…