… just still internetless. The evil company has said that we should be connected tomorrow, but I’ll believe that when I see it.
In the meantime, I do have a new toy:
It might not be very 18th century or stitcheriffic, but it is pretty.
And, being the bit fat geek that I am, my favourite app so far is Stanza, the free ebook reader. You can buy ebooks through the app, but you can also access hundreds (thousands?) of free legal ebooks, usually because they’re out of copyright – huzzah! Being a bibliophile, I also particularly like the fact that you still have pictures of the covers for your enjoyment.
As well as reading, I’m listening to some great music in my lunch break – I fancied listening to something new to me, so I’ve put loads of the Boy’s music on it – it’s like I’ve just bought a hundred new CDs! Today, I am mostly loving City and Colour (AKA Dallas Green – do you see what he did there? My version would be County and Console … hmm – doesn’t quite have the same ring to it!)
Aaaanyway, sorry this is another filler post, but I hope to have something more interesting to post when I can get online from home and share some pretty pictures!
Until then, my dears:
- For your fix of fiction, might I recommend writing and publishing advice from the wonderful BookEnds Literary Agency. (Oh, and read Robin Hobb’s Liveship Traders series – I’ve been going on about it enough!)
- If sewing is your poison, then head on over to The Costume Diva for the lowdown on who wore what at the Ocars. (And, I am very pleased that at last a female director won the award for Best Director – huzzah for timing, yesterday was International Women’s Day!)
Speaking of which, here’s one of my favourite women from history – she would definitely be invited to my fantasy dinner party: