Sunday, August 24, 2014

Mutterings - August 24

This week's free word associations from Unconscious mutterings are:
  1. Burp :: Digestion
  2. Inseparable :: Companions (or typo in its original form ;-)
  3. Flights :: Ash (cloud)
  4. Schedule :: Demands
  5. Bucket :: Ice
  6. Divorce :: D-I-V-O-R-C-E
  7. Office :: Mayor
  8. Tweed :: Jacket (and someone's nickname at school)
  9. Mattress :: Bought (one yesterday!)
  10. Priorities :: Right of way


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Teaser Tuesday - Aug 19



Teaser Tuesday

The rules are:
  • Grab your current read.
  • Let the book fall open to a random page.
  • Share with us two (2) 'teaser' sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.
  • You also need to share the title and author of the book that you’re getting your 'teaser' from .. that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you've given!
The plaque's inside the church. Brian John Edmondson aged 17 and a good swimmer.
from Julie Myerson's Something Might Happen a murder mystery but also a study in grief set in a small Suffolk town (clearly Southwold!) Here's the Guardian review. It's our book group book of the month - not a comfortable read but I think it's going to be a rewarding study. And a wonderful teaser!

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Mutterings - Aug 17

This week's free word associations from Unconscious mutterings are:
  1. Chocolate :: Dark
  2. Spike :: Milligan
  3. Puppy :: Affection
  4. Corner :: Shop
  5. Charcoal :: Burner (Swallows and Amazons lurking there i think)
  6. Game :: Chess
  7. 28 :: Perfect
  8. Summitt :: Typo
  9. Tuxedo :: Dinner
  10. Winner :: Plaque

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Mutterings - August 10

This week's free word associations from Unconscious mutterings are:
  1. Supervisor :: Guard
  2. Facebook :: Like (maybe!)
  3. Almond :: Essence
  4. Southern :: Cross
  5. Hangnail :: Ouch!
  6. Runner :: Do a
  7. Authentic :: Jean de Florette (saying l'authentique with an appropriate accent!)
  8. Curls :: Golden
  9. Skirt :: Avoid
  10. Detective :: Emil

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Mutterings - Aug 3

This week's free word associations from Unconscious mutterings are:
  1. I think I love :: You
  2. Obsessed :: Angry
  3. Dancers :: before God (I think that's Tippett and the Knot Garden)
  4. Guitar :: Strum
  5. Hurry up! :: Waiting
  6. Thump :: Fist
  7. Conquest:: Norman
  8. Lights :: Harbour
  9. Rose :: thou are sick (Blake), and Taylor-Milton
  10. Birthday :: Party

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Teaser Tuesday - July 29



Teaser Tuesday

The rules are:
  • Grab your current read.
  • Let the book fall open to a random page.
  • Share with us two (2) 'teaser' sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.
  • You also need to share the title and author of the book that you’re getting your 'teaser' from .. that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you've given!
The pain of her relationship with Bruno lay in separation - not just in times and distances but sometimes, she felt, in the very fact that they were different beings. Even together they were apart.
From Sebastian Faulks A Possible Life about choices but I'm still unsure what it's really about! I need to re-read and study - for example - this review.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Mutterings - July 27

This week's free word associations from Unconscious mutterings are:
  1. Fish:: Babel
  2. Dreaming :: Floating
  3. Living :: Fighting
  4. Expectations :: Confounding
  5. Mug :: China
  6. Jacket :: Potato
  7. Bowl :: Rice
  8. Confession :: Truth
  9. Socks :: Cat!
  10. Tank :: Trap
I'm just finishing off preparation for taking a service - preaching and prayers this morning - and those first few responses appear to be still in that mode of thinking!