My Recent GoodReadsThank goodness this book had a happy ending, that's all I have to say.by Nick HornbyPart way through this book, I wanted it to end.... quickly. But it didn't. Part annoying, part thought-provoking, mostly I just wanted to choke most of the characters. And that was mostly the point of the book. Glad I finished it all...by Mark HaddonI really enjoyed this book. Quick read with fun plot twists. Great insight into the autistic mind. It really helped me understand someone I spend time with.
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Inspired by a recent cnn.com article about how to fund a British stately home or manor house in modern times, I thought I would write about how my three favorite houses have handled this. For Wollaton, see here. Next up: … Continue reading
The year is 1568. Queen Elizabeth sits on the throne of England. Mary, Queen of Scots, has fled Scotland seeking refuge with her cousin Elizabeth. Instead, she finds herself imprisoned and turned over to the Earl and Countess of Shrewsbury. … Continue reading