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KnyttWytch
Cambridge
Disabled knitter
Interests: History, wine, food, reading, yarn, dogs
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When Lucy Berberian quits her Philadelphia law firm and heads home to Ocean Crest, she knows what she’s getting—the scent of funnel cake, the sight of the wooden roller coaster, and the tastes of her family’s Mediterranean restaurant. But murder wasn’t on the menu . . . Things are slow... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Torte—the small-town bakeshop no one can resist—is hosting a midsummer night’s wedding ... where merry-making and murder are served up in equal measure. Jules Capshaw has too much on her plate—and she’s feeling the pinch: the whole town of Ashland,Oregon, is in on the surprise Elizabethan-themed wedding she’s planning for... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Torte—the beloved small-town bakeshop run by Jules Capshaw—is set to hit the stage. But who would have guessed that murder would makes a surprise appearance? It’s the role of a lifetime for Jules. The Shakespeare Festival has returned to Ashland, Oregon, for the season and Torte has been cast as... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Lowcountry PI Liz Talbot returns to the streets of Charleston in the seventh installment of Susan M. Boyer’s USA TODAY bestselling mystery series. Between an epic downpour and a King Tide, those historic streets are flooded—and dangerous. A late night tragic accident along the Lower Battery leads Liz Talbot straight... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Miracle Springs, North Carolina, is a place of healing. Strangers flock here hoping the natural hot springs, five-star cuisine, and renowned spa can cure their ills. If none of that works, they often find their way to Miracle Books, where, over a fresh-baked “comfort” scone from the Gingerbread House bakery,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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For country-store owner Robbie Jordan, the National Maple Syrup Festival is a sweet escape from late-winter in South Lick, Indiana--until murder saps the life out of the celebration . . . As Robbie arranges a breakfast-themed cook-off at Pans 'N Pancakes, visitors pour into Brown County for the annual maple... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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In this short story, When Quaker mill worker Faith Bailey encounters an arsonist who burns down the town's carriage industry in 1888 Massachusetts, she uses her smarts and her faith to track down the killer. I normally do not really like short stories, but this one gives some background to... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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A compelling collection of Dr Thorndyke mysteries is presented here in a bumper crop of Richard Austin Freeman s fiction. Opening with The Case of the White Footprints; revealing the secrets of The Blue Scarab; and teasing all that read The Stolen Ingots, Freeman introduces some extraordinary detective stories to... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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October in Taylorsford, Virginia means it’s leaf peeping season, with bright colorful foliage and a delightful fresh crew of tourists attending the annual Heritage Festival which celebrates local history and arts and crafts. Library director Amy Webber, though, is slightly dreading having to spend two days running a yard sale... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Breakfast - none Lunch - Quorn sandwich Dinner - veggie chilli and wedges Snack - Quorn sandwich Supper Drinks - Water (500 ml) x 4, tea with milk (400 ml) x 1, red wine Up even later today! Need to crack on and get some stuff done! Away for a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2018 at Food intake and health
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Breakfast - none Lunch - Quorn sandwich Dinner - Veggie chilli and rice Supper - Quorn sandwich Drinks - Water (500 ml) x 4, tea with milk (400 ml) x 1, red wine Up late again, think I am playing catch up with sleep! Still trying to get used to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2018 at Food intake and health
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Breakfast - none Lunch - cheese and pickle sandwich Dinner - pasta and veggie ragu snack supper - Quorn sandwich drinks - Water (500 ml) x 4, tea with milk (400 ml) x 3, ginger beer x 2 It was cooler last night so I managed to sleep a bit... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2018 at Food intake and health
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Breakfast - Bread and marmalade Lunch - Cheese and pickle sandwich Dinner - Pasta and Veggie Ragu Snack & Supper - Quorn sandwichs Drinks - Water (500 ml) x 4, tea with milk (400 ml) x 3, ginger beer x 1 Way too hot last night so I didn't really... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2018 at Food intake and health
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Spices are flying off the shelves of Spice It Up!, and Piper Prescott couldn't be happier. It's that time of year again--time for the annual Brandywine Creek Barbecue Festival. Soon contestants and BBQ aficionados from all over the Southeast will converge on the town. Many of Brandywine Creek's citizens plan... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Even with the heat I have been plodding on with my crafting, reading and what have you! This is how my year list looks at the moment (with the breakdown of crafts below) Read 218 books (160/218) Read the Sheila Connolly Orchard series (11.5/11.5) - done Do 13 new recipes... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at Knyttwytch's Crafts and Stuff
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Breakfast - nope again! Lunch - Quiche, salad greens and cherry toms Dinner - Veggie burger, fried egg and bun Snack Supper Drinks - Water (500 ml) x 3, tea with milk (400 ml) x 3 Up late again - so no breakfast, lunch was late and everything was just... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at Food intake and health
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Breakfast - nope! Lunch - Quiche, salad greens and cherry toms Dinner - veggie burger, bun and fried egg Snack Supper Drinks - Water (500 ml) x 1. tea with milk (400 ml) x 2, white wine So still in pain (but not as much as yesterday!) this morning (late)... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2018 at Food intake and health
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Breakfast - none Lunch - Quorn "turkey and stuffing" on sourdough Dinner - deconstructed Woolton Pie Snack Supper - cheese sandwich Drinks - Water (500 ml) x 3, tea with milk (400 ml) x 1, white wine (bottle!) Another post on Saturday, was in SERIOUS pain on Friday so playing... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2018 at Food intake and health
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Breakfast - none Lunch - coleslaw jacket potato and salad Dinner - Quiche and salad greens Snack Supper - Quorn "turkey and stuffing" sandwich (err actually it was one round of a small Hovis loaf not the sourdough!) Drinks - Water (500 ml) x 1, tea with milk (400 ml)... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2018 at Food intake and health
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Breakfast - nope (again!) Lunch - Quorn sandwich Dinner - Quiche and salad greens Snack Supper - Quorn sandwich (only one round not two by the way!) Drinks - Water (500 ml) x 3, tea with milk (400 ml) x 5 Up early (for me at any rate!) today, still... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2018 at Food intake and health
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Bad karma, a rival suitor, and a deadly attack are enough to put a damper on any date. Just when Adina’s social life is looking up, her night out is interrupted by the scream of police sirens. Afraid her bartender boyfriend might be accused of murder, Adina’s neighbor enlists her... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Wisteria Tearoom owner Ellen Rosings coaxes Detective Tony Aragón to go with her to the Santa Fe Opera, but the magnificent performance of Tosca ends in disaster. In bizarre counterpoint to the opera's plot, the leading man is murdered in his dressing room, and Tony must rush to secure the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Breakfast - err nope! Lunch - cheese and Branston sandwich Dinner - deconstructed Woolton Pie Snack - none Supper - cheese sandwich Drinks - Water (500 ml) x 3, tea with milk (400 ml) x 3 Sigh - not the best day really! Up late again, too much food/bread and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2018 at Food intake and health
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Breakfast - still too warm first thing! Lunch - cheese and Branston sandwich Dinner - deconstructed Woolton Pie Snack - bread and marmalade (but no butter!) Supper - cheese sandwich Drinks - Water (500 ml) x 7, tea with milk (400 ml) x 2 Ooph I don't like this heat,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2018 at Food intake and health
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Adina Donati came to Washington D.C. to find excitement, not a dead body. When a friend is murdered, Adina is drawn into the middle of the police investigation. Tensions rise as the suspect list expands to include Adina, her friends, and colleagues at the prestigious think tank where she works.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog