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Month: March 2021

Friday’s Page 69 ~ Freshers by Tom Ellen, Lucy Ivison

Friday’s Page 69 ~ Freshers by Tom Ellen, Lucy Ivison

Freshers, Yellow, People, University, Romance, Tom Ellen, Lucy Ivison
It started on Abbey’s sixteenth birthday. We’d only been going out a couple of months, and I was coming back from holiday when I realized I hadn’t got her a card. The card shop at the airport had a pretty rubbish selection, and the only vaguely birthday-related one said ‘You are 8 today!’ and had a big colourful badge on the front. I gave it to her that night and she’d cracked up laughing.
After that, it snowballed: every Christmas, birthday and anniversary, we competed to see which of us could give the most random, obscure, inappropriate card.
First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Howl's Moving Castle, Diana Wynne Jones, Book 1, Fantasy, Children's Book, Curses, Witches, Adventure, Walking House, Clouds, Grass
In the land of Ingary, where such things as seven-league boots and cloaks of invisibility really exists, it is quite a misfortune to be born the eldest of three. Everyone knows you are the one who will fail first, and worst, if the three of you set out to seek your fortunes.