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The Best of 2012 Survey


1. Best Book You Read In 2012? (You can break it down by genre if you want)  Do I have to choose? Well, one of my favourites was Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami which I read not long before I started my blog.  I’ve read a lot of good books this year though.

2. Book You Were Excited About & Thought You Were Going To Love More But Didn’t? I was a little bit disappointed by The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides.  I liked it but I didn’t love it.

 3. Most surprising (in a good way!) book of 2012?  The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera.  At least, I think it was surprising in a good way… I thought it would be too weird for my taste but I actually quite liked it. Continue reading


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London 2012: Olympic Opening Ceremony

I live not too far from Stratford (about fifteen miles away, in fact) and I have been really looking forward to watching the Opening Ceremony for the London Olympic Games for what feels like absolutely ages.  I was definitely not disappointed.  Right from the beginning, it was clear that the direction of the ceremony was in safe hands with Danny Boyle at the helm.  What a show!

Source: The Guardian website

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