Sunday, January 2, 2022

Lovely Books and Things - 1.2.22

Lovely Books and Things
My Weekly Books and Films Update

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1. A cozy meal - Jamie Oliver's Sausage and Sage Sprouts (here)
2. Starting a cross stitch project, but first getting inspired by Flosstubers on YouTube
3. Downton Abbey: The Legacy Continues movie release poster - it's coming... March 18

Library: audiobook
All's Well
by Mona Awad
Literary, Horror | Published: 2021 | Goodreads

Freebies: from Free Little Library
The Mayor of Casterbridge
by Thomas Hardy
Classics, Victorian | Published: 1962 (first 1886) | Goodreads

The Trials of Morrigan Crow
by Jessica Townsend
illustrated by Jim Madsen
Fantasy, Middle Grade | Published: 2017 | Goodreads


Virtual Author event: hosted by Murder By The Book
See archive of this (here)

Arya Winters and the Tiramisu of Death
by Amita Murray
Mystery, Cozy | Published: 2021 | Goodreads

Down a Dark River
by Karen Odden
Mystery, Victorian, London | Published: 2021 | Goodreads


AND watched: theatre
Drive My Car (2021)
Original title: Doraibu mai kâ Director/Writer: Ryûsuke Hamaguchi
Writer: Takamasa Oe
Based on short story: Haruki Murakami
Stars: Hidetoshi Nishijima, Tôko Miura, Reika Kirishima
Drama, Japan | imdb | my rating: 5

Adapted from a short story in Murakami Haruki's "Men Without Women". A director's wife was a playwright, but she died two years ago. When he's invited to direct a play at a festival in Hiroshima, the director finds his chauffeur to be a stoic woman. The two share many rides, and as communication is initiated secrets and confessions are gradually exchanged.

Upside down Christmas tree
at the Westfield San Francisco Centre


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