Hello my dear friends! We are back! And I am delighted to welcome back first time guest Amanda McCabe! She is another generous soul who offered to help us celebrate ten years of blogging. Whew – ten years! We’re trying … Anyway! Amanda chose to answer my silly questions, so I hope you enjoy!
What was your favorite book as a child? (Why?) And what is your favorite book now?
The first book I remember reading for myself was a picture book about a princess who grew REALLY long hair, and it became a total mess! I don’t remember the title, but I do remember the illustrations, very 1960s. I also loved the Eloise books, a girl who got to make mischief in a fancy hotel was, I thought, living one’s best kid life. It’s so hard to narrow down favorite books now! But I’ve found myself doing lots of re-reading in this weird year, so Austen, Jane Eyre*, old-school romances, English mysteries set in country houses. If I could only read one book forever, this might sound weird, but it could be War and Peace. An old teacher of mine said it has “all genres of book in one” (which it does!), so it would keep me busy for a long time
If you could create any movie mash up – which films would you combine?
Jane Eyre and a Christie novel! She’d make a great detective
What inanimate object would you eat if it was safe to do?
Interesting question!! When I was a kid, there was a beautiful old Victorian house down the street from my grandmother that looked like it was made of whipped cream icing. It seemed like it would be very yummy Continue reading