It’s hard to believe that we are already heading into the second half of the year. There was that brief period of pre-Covid early 2020 optimism, followed by the initial craziness of lockdown, and now what can only be described as an odd not quite post-lockdown hazy blur. Living in a region where things are … More Post-June Life Update (and a Little Sewing)
It’s been a while since I’ve written a proper book review for the blog (despite having published one only a few days ago), but I think that The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women is definitely worthy of a full report. The Radium Girls is an historical account of the women who … More Book Review: The Radium Girls
Ok you guys, the Big Scary Thing I had to do… it is done. And now I am a doctor. But not that kind of a doctor. More of a Dr. Indiana Jones kind of doctor, and less of a Dr. House kind of doctor. Except with more computers and fewer interactions with Nazis. Anyway, the … More That’s Dr. SewSkateRead, Thank You Very Much
A few weeks ago the diamond planet (Spectra!) was found. Today, a news blurb about a Tatooine-like planet orbiting binary stars. Now we need to find Hoth and the Moon of Endor…
I don’t know how many of you have read this news blurb about the newly discovered diamond planet, but to those of us who watched Rainbow Bright and the Star Stealer religiously as children, this comes as no surprise. Now we just have to be on the lookout for evil princesses who want to keep the sparkly for themselves…. … More Real Life Spectra!