Adventures, LGBT, Theatre

The Night Watch at the Royal Exchange Theatre

When I heard, earlier this year, that the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester would be staging my favourite Sarah Waters novel (so far, at least – I haven’t read Affinity or The Little Stranger yet), I was delighted. Then I remembered that my mum really liked it, too, so we eventually got round to booking tickets for a Saturday matinee, and planned a daytrip to see it.  Continue reading “The Night Watch at the Royal Exchange Theatre”

2015 reading challenge, Books, LGBT

Book challenge #34 – A book with bad reviews

The Paying Guests – Sarah Waters

“For was that all, she thought bleakly, that love ever was? Something that saved one from loneliness? A sort of insurance policy against not counting?” Continue reading “Book challenge #34 – A book with bad reviews”

Books, Books Are My Bag

Desert island books


This year’s Books Are My Bag campaign theme is Books For Your Desert Island, and we’re all being asked, what would you choose?

Pictures from my trip to Costa Rica last October, which looked exactly like a desert island should look

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