Borrowing questions from Bruce the Gargoyle, here’s a summary of 2015, using only the titles of books I read in the year. All in all, I would describe last year as being: Small Victories I could have cried when: Men Explain Things To Me I would love to have some respite from: The Time ...

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I know I’ve been quiet all year, and that hasn’t changed with my latest LibriVox release. Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is the second of my whispered book recordings. I don’t know that I’ll do more now … it’s harder work than regular recording and they seem to mystify as many people as they beguile. ...

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Borrowing a wonderful meme from Catherine, and struggling a little because I’ve not read all that much this year … The rules: Using only books you have read this year, answer these questions. Try not to repeat a book title. Describe yourself: Our Little English Cousin (by Blanche McManus) How do you feel: The ...

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This has not been much of a year for recording, I am very sad to say. I do have a book fully narrated: dear, feisty Mrs Seacole is just waiting for me to have time to edit her Wonderful Adventures (as a Creole nurse in the Crimea, amongst other things.) And there are some ...

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I have awfully random ideas from time to time. Last October I was grabbed by a particularly odd one. I’d been having a little trouble sleeping and so went searching for solutions. Amongst well-meaning lectures about not drinking caffeine after noon (no, really?!) and advice about room lighting levels were some fascinating YouTube relaxation ...

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It’s like buses, there are no projects for months (though I’m as busy as ever) and then several come along at once. Such a range of options, too. Closest to my heart is Dr. Watson’s second outing in The Sign of the Four. It’s another dramatic reading, where I read all the narration and ...

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You’ll have seen me posting about Iambik Audio before; a commercial venture with a range of audiobooks, particularly specialising in smaller-press books. It’s their second birthday this month, and they’re giving away a free collection to the winner of a random drawing happening at the end of the month. You can find out more ...

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