A follow up to an old post.

Way back in 2013 I wrote a post about children’s books that had a link to grannies.  Here is the post. I was contacted by a woman who had been trying to find a book she fondly remembered and in her search she came across my post which included mention of the book she was…

Some granny magic, or should I say grandma magic?

There are many words used to designate grandmother; Granny, nana, ooma, nan, nanny,gran, grandma etc but they all have the same meaning. This delightful book tells the stories of various grandmothers of some well known Australian writers and broadcasters. It also tells their stories as grandmothers too. Unfortunately I don’t remember either of my grandmothers…

Cake in the morning

I’ve been known to partake of cake in the morning! One of the blogs I follow is Beautiful Railway Bridge of the Silvery Tay.  Recently he posted this You Tube video of James Gandolfini reading Maurice Sendak’s In the Night Kitchen.  Strange to think that this book was banned in some libraries.  What were they…