Saturday, 19 May 2018

Sunday Post 101; It's Monday! What are you reading? 86

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

First - thank you all who left messages on my last Sunday Post about Chloe. I didn't get around to thanking everyone individually like I had meant to, but I did read everyone's messages, and I appreciate them greatly.

Last week was a bit up and down. Tuesday was spawn's birthday, but it was just a quiet one this year, which isn't a bad thing. We had cheesecake for pudding on Tuesday night, and I ordered pizza for tea last night as a kind of ad-hoc birthday tea.

On Wednesday I made mistake after mistake at work, and it was basically the worst day. On Thursday, me and a few of the others who've started over the last few months went on a training course, which turned out to be interesting. It was also nice to be off the phones for a day. A good re-set. There was also a work dinner thing that night, which was also pretty good. I'm not the world's biggest social butterfly, but I'm glad I went.

Other than that ... I finally saw Infinity War on Saturday - I just went on my own, and it was nice to just have a bit of time to myself.  So I'll review that later this week.

Also over the course of this weekend I've managed to burn the index and middle fingers on both hands on two separate occasions. Not bad burns, thankfully, but uncomfortable enough.

I'm still picking away at the Jonestown book on Overdrive, but I think I'm going to stop for a bit, and get the physical copy out of the library. I find ebooks really handy for reading at lunchtime, but that particular book doesn't really lend itself to the format very well.

I'm still reading Railsea as well, and I started I'll Be Gone in the Dark today, so that's what I'm reading at the moment.

I'm also - finally - going to do a blog post for the South Pacific Book Chat - #spbkchat - twitter chat that I'm hoping to get up and running. I meant to do it last week, but with Chloe and all the work stuff, it just didn't happen.

In terms of starting, I'm looking at possibly June 1 for the first actual chat, and on the post itself I'll ask for topic ideas.

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


  1. Infinity War! I'll have to read your review, I like seeing what people thought especially about that ending. :) I've only seen it the once but I know people who've gone two o r three times...

  2. You had a busy week, and I've had days like your Wednesday. It was nice you had a day off from phones for a reset :) Have a lovely week.

  3. I'm going to look up that Jonestown book. It does sound tempting.

    Glad your "spawn" had a good

    Enjoy your week, and thanks for visiting my blog.

  4. Sounds like a busy week. Sorry about the burns. I hate burns. A reset sounds nice and happy birthday to the spawn! Have a great week!

  5. Happy birthday, Spawn! I hope your fingers feel better soon. Have a great week!

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

  6. I loved Infinity War but I have heard that a lot of die hard comic readers had some issues with it. I love all things Marvel but have trouble with comics so only know the lore from websites. Also saw Deadpool 2 this weekend and quite enjoyed that as well. Have a great week!
    Laura :)

  7. Sounds like a mixed week. Happy birthday to spawn! Come see my week here. Happy reading!

  8. I've been tempted to go to the movies by myself but I've never gotten around to it. My weekly update