Monthly Archives: January 2015

#42 Girlfriend in a Coma by Douglas Coupland

Girlfriend in a Coma by Douglas Coupland has been in my bookshelf for 14 years. Before that it was on my husbands bookshelf for some years. I guess it’s fitting to place this book under #42 in my reading challenge; … Continue reading

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A new go -Project 333

Clothes. You kind of need to wear them, and many people like to shop and get a lot of them, but for me, it’s just an evil necessity. I hate shopping, and it’s mostly because I am large and can’t buy … Continue reading

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#8 My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises by Fredrik Backman

Okay, so number eight on my Book Challenge list was supposed to be “a funny book”, and because I have read a book by Fredrik Backman before, called A Man Called Ove, which I think was both funny and sad and … Continue reading

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#29: Silence of the Grave by Arnaldur Indridason

I have read Silence of the Grave by Arnaldur Indridason, and chose to use #29 on my Book Challenge list; a book set somewhere you’ve always wanted to visit. This is book number two in a series about Inspector Erlendur … Continue reading

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Out and about

I start my new job on Monday. I am both nervous and excited. I am still “working” at my old job as a teacher, but instead of starting a new semester and working for ten days, I decided to use … Continue reading

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#32 a trilogy: The Delirium series by Lauren Oliver

Book Challenge 2015 has started! 52 books within the year, and I am off to a flying start. I started reading Delirium by Lauren Oliver because I needed to read and had been in a reading funk for about a … Continue reading

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A hundred things out the door

This is what a hundred things looks like before going out the door. There’s all sorts of things, mostly clothes that the kids have outgrown, but also sheets, ice skates, a really big suitcase (because we never bring that much … Continue reading

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Book Challenge 2015

I consider myself a reader, and one of my goals this year is to read more books. When I was younger I’d call myself a book worm, proudly so, but now I just say I’m a reader. It doesn’t feel … Continue reading

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Convincing others

I’ve considered myself a minimalist for 14 months now, trying to sell this way of living to my family and friends as much as I can without pushing too hard and pushing them away. I am not making profits (of … Continue reading

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I pity the fool

The other day me and my daughter went by train to visit a friend and her kids, and as we passed by different stations on our way there, people were swarming into the big malls. It was two days after … Continue reading

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