6 Degrees from a Dickens Christmas to a home in Toyland

It's #6 degrees time (well its Sunday not Saturday but yesterday was otherwise engaged). Time to link six books in a chain starting with: Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol, surely one of the most often retold stories. Also, Wikipedia tells me, responsible for popularising the phrase Merry Christmas. So, there you go. Merry Christmas. One … Continue reading 6 Degrees from a Dickens Christmas to a home in Toyland

Six Degrees of Separation from Vanity to Solitude

It's first Saturday of the month and time for #6degrees hosted by Kate at booksaremybestandfavourite. You can play too. Vanity Fair is one of these books you have to stop and think. It's really famous. Have I read it or do I think I have read it because it is so famous? The answer is that no … Continue reading Six Degrees of Separation from Vanity to Solitude

# 6 degrees from Rebellious Boys to Naughty Girls

It's time for s #6degrees hosted by Kate at booksaremybestandfavourite. "The Outsiders," by SE Hinton is one of those books people read in English class. Is that right? Not me. I read it long, long ago because I wanted to, not because I had to. The first book I remember being 'set' for English was Alan Marshall's autobiography … Continue reading # 6 degrees from Rebellious Boys to Naughty Girls

#6degrees – opium dens, zombies and nightmares

I have had a weekend to treasure with family and bonfire and beef brisket, hence I am a little late with this month's #6degrees hosted by Kate at booksaremybestandfavourite. This chain commences with Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin. Somehow this whole series has passed me by despite being adapted into a tv show, … Continue reading #6degrees – opium dens, zombies and nightmares

#6degrees from tipping points to magic points

I keep losing track of time and the date for #6degrees passes by without my participation. I get so annoyed at myself. I missed The Poisonwood Bible which I love. But this month here and on time.  Six degrees of separation is hosted by booksaremybestandfavourite. You can play too. This month we start with The Tipping … Continue reading #6degrees from tipping points to magic points

#6 of Separation – From Detective to Handmaid

One of my vague New Years Resolutions is to play every month with the #6 of Separation chain. I am a day late, but here goes I have not read Alexander McCall Smith’s No.1 Ladies Detective Agency: I have read A Prescription for Action by Susan Currie which is about the Life of Dr Janet Irwin an … Continue reading #6 of Separation – From Detective to Handmaid

Six Degrees of Separation: Picnic at Hanging Rock to Beatrice and Virgil

Its #6Degrees time again. This month we start with Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay. I have not read this book. I do not know how that has been allowed to happen. I have always intended to read it. I really want to read it. Somehow I never have. So, it being Lifeline Bookfest … Continue reading Six Degrees of Separation: Picnic at Hanging Rock to Beatrice and Virgil