Tag Archives: London

Book Review: Time to Be in Earnest by P.D. James

You can’t say this is a true autobiography by P.D. James because she decided to choose one year of her life to record. She shares her 1997 diary pages with us. The famous mystery writer . . .

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Book Review: La’s Orchestra Saves the World by Alexander McCall Smith

Easy little book to read when you are feeling frazzled with the holidays approaching at breakneck speed.  Takes place in England, primarily during World War II.  “La’s” husband has run off with another woman . . .

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Buttons Bought at Covent Garden Market London 2014

Whee! another London flea market—antiques featured on Mondays at the Jubilee Market section.  That old pair I hunted for last year “Bert and Ernie” were not there–tho a dealer led me over to their booth fully expecting them to be … Continue reading

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Book Review: Smith by Leon Garfield

Smith, the story of a pickpocket, was written by Leon Garfield (1921-1996).

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Buttons from London

One of our first forays in London was to a button store, of course–having already bought a book the evening before . . .So we went to The Button Queen– which I had seen on a YouTube video before I … Continue reading

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Packing for London April 2013

I am leaving for London tomorrow!  Two weeks! I’m all packed and everything fits, if I don’t take any shoes with me . . . I’ve made lists of what I’d definitely like to do, what I want to do, … Continue reading

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