Flower of the Day

It was raining in London today. I trudged along its wet streets to post some birthday gifts for family back in Australia and New York. When I came home sodden from the rain, I discovered a box full of flowers on our kitchen bench. It was a surprise from kind friends in Sydney! They had […]

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On the top of my “must read” list is this book — Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel. It’s been recommended by a lot of friends, but the length of the text had always put me off. The story is about the rise of Thomas Cromwell during the time of King Henry VIII. I finally opened […]

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