Tag Archives: Charles Dickens

Give us this day our daily bread.

I just fixed a hot dog for my grandson’s lunch- one of his favourites. Yesterday it was quesadillas. My main worry is his lack of willingness to eat veg, but as his parent survived a similar lack of willingness, I … Continue reading

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Little Dorrit (Big Book): Charles Dickens

I love Dickens. I love Trollope. I love Jane Austen. I love Elizabeth Gaskell. But I have been reading “Little Dorrit” for a week and it felt at times likes swimming through molasses ( black treacle, if you are English). … Continue reading

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