Saturday, 27 April 2013

Read-a-thon progress report (ongoing)

We have cake and we have books, what more do you need in life.
4 hour progress report:
Arrived back from work and was on the sofa with tea and book by 1.10pm
First book finished by 3.00pm ish - 'Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day' by Winifred Watson 
Read pages 137 - 234 = 97 pages
Then had a break to ice the cake.
Read pages 3 - 51 = 48 pages 
(This is short stories so am going to come and go from this one)
4.23pm started 'The Victorian Chaise-Longue' by Marghanita Laski 
(both books picked up from Didsbury library this morning)
Read pages 1 - 20 = 20 pages
Taking short break to check out the Read-A-Thon website.

Creature arrives home from work 7pm and tells me off for being on the computer ... but I am ordering pizza!

Had a nap. Had pizza.
Finished reading 'The Victorian Chaise-Longue'
Read pages 21 - 99 = 79 pages
Starting 'The Hours' by Michael Cunningham
Creature is reading  'The Virgin Suicides' by Jeffery Eugenides

Creature finished 'Virgin Suicides' around 10pm
Now reading 'She's Never Coming Back' by Hans Koppel
I have had another nap (but then have been up since 5.30am and done a days's work)
Back to 'The Hours' and another cup of tea.
(Posting for the 'Picture It' Mini Challenge)


  1. What an AMAZING cake. Looks like you've made great progress already, keep it up!!

  2. Wow!!! I want a cake like that. Happy eating and reading and hope that you get your fill of both. Keep up the awesome job!

  3. That's an amazing cake!!! Keep on the amazing job!
    A Girl that Likes Books

  4. Ooo The Hours, love the pic and I really want some cake, yet again. I may need a nap to make it through the night as well!


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