Saturday, 21 January 2017

Sunday post 54, It's Monday, what are you reading? 39

The Sunday Post is a chance for bloggers to have a chat and a catch-up. It's hosted by Kimba, over here: It's Monday! What are you reading? is now hosted by Kathryn over here:

Let's see .... I got the course information for the Certificate in Business, so as of mid-February, I'll be a student again after .... a while - lol. But it feels good to have something to work towards. I just need to sort out the student loans/allowances part of the whole thing.

Otherwise life chips on, as it does. I'm still doing the spreadsheet work, spawn is still on holiday, and the weather is STILL awful. Other than that ... I have nothing - lol.

I blogged last week - one book review and my second Awesome Ladies post, on Merit-Ptah, thought to be the first named female physician, and one of the world's earliest female scientists. This week's post will be on the artist Helena of Egypt. I also wrote  a short review on

I also watched Valentine's Day on netflix, and since I"m trying to keep myself honest with watching and reviewing weekly movies, I'll do a review of that this week as well. I thought I had published a review of the HBO film Bessie starring Queen Latifah, but clearly not.

As for reading ... I'm admitting defeat for now on the Alexander Hamilton biography. It's good, and interesting, but I don't think I'm in the right headspace for it. I'm still reading Return of the King, and I also read a really cute M/M novel called How to Repair a Mechanical Heart. I'll review that this week too, hopefully.

How about you? What are you reading? How's your week?


  1. Congrats on being a student again. Sometimes when a book isn't working it is best to set it aside. I usually have a few going and one on audio. Have a wonderful week!

  2. Yay for student! Hope it all goes well going back to school. It warmed up here for a day or two but we'll be cold again soon. :)

    Return of the King is in a lot of ways my favorite LoTR book. and I like your movie a week idea.

  3. Hope your course goes well. I went back to school after working for. While. It was hard but worth it.

  4. It'll be nice to have something to look forward to and I hope you enjoy the course.

    I'm glad you've still got the spreadsheeting work as well.

    School's just gone back today / this week here in Queensland and many of my friends are greatly relieved!

  5. Have fun being a student again. I did that again when I was 45. It was ok, but working, family, and school was tricky. :)

    I am sure the biography wasn't too thrilling. LOL!!

    ENJOY your reading week.

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  6. Kimba: I'm wading through paperwork right now, I forgot how annoying that was - lol. Thank you!

    Greg: Thank you, I'm hoping it'll be a good change :)

    Emma: Thank you :)

    Deborah: It will, I'm hoping it will go well. :)

    Elizabeth: Thank you!! :)