Month: August 2012

Three Bookmarks

Here are three bookmarks from my collection as promised. As you can see they are very different. The first one from the left is my own creation age approximately ten. The brown line is a tree branch. I do not know why there had to be a branch, it seems completely misguided. The second bookmark […]



A dirty little secret? Hardly, but it isn’t the kind of thing you share when getting acquainted with someone. I have a drawer full of bookmarks. Immediately, images of a bookish hoarder and nerd with glasses and tasseled loafers come to mind – the kind with a geeky laugh, who will swoon over a new […]


The Thirteenth Tale – Diane Setterfield

A genre defying book about the perpetual storyteller, Vida Winter and her chosen biographer, Margaret Lea. The starting point of the novel is Margaret Lea receiving a letter from the master storyteller Vida Winter, informing her that Vida Winter will tell her the truth about her life. What follows is a too-good-to-be-true story of wild […]