"Instructions for a Heatwave" by Maggie O'Farrell.
"An Academic Question" by Barbara Pym.
"Moral Hazard" by Kate Jennings.
"The Gargoyle" by Andrew Davidson.
"The Twelve" by Justin Cronin.
"All the Beggars Riding" by Lucy Caldwell.
I'm Jo, primary-school teacher, wife to Lovely Husband and Mummy to my delicious eight-year-old, Beautiful Girl. I'm living in the city, dreaming of the country and trying (and - usually - failing) to be a domestic goddess. Thank you for visiting, I do hope you come back soon.....
random things which bring me joy
Brown Betty teapots
putting Beautiful Girl to bed (with warm milk, Shirley Hughes stories, cuddles and sleepy songs)