Sunday, 22 December 2019

Weekly Update #91


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I'm late in writing and posting this because I've been crazy busy week since Thursday and a pretty crap week up until Thursday.

The beginning half of the week was a miserable haze of work and feeling horrendous over the loss of my cat. I knew it would be a tough and crappy week but it topped even my expectations... I miss that little furball so so much! 😭

The second half of the week, I was so busy I barely had time to blink!
Thursday, I had a half-day in the office then I came home and I went on a cleaning and sorting spree in advance of my mum arriving and in preparation for Christmas. Nice way to kick start the holidays!
Friday I dropped the little dude at school for his last day and then the professor and I spent the morning wrapping all the presents!
The afternoon, we collected the kid and went to dinner and to see the new Star Wars - which I thought was awesome.
Saturday was spent catching up on emails and some online bits before hitting the Christmas market and ice-skating and then we came home and watched Klaus on Netflix.
Today, I picked up my mum from the airport and went from there to town for her to do her Christmas shopping. By the time we got home and had some dinner, I'm tired, feeling festive once more and desperately seeking time to READ!

When the time comes, I hope you all have a wonderful Christmas! 
(And if you don't celebrate Christmas a nice day.)


I haven't finished anything this week! But, I finally started reading The Cruel Prince!
I started on Wednesday and it's been the perfect distraction for my battered soul... I'm not reading it anywhere as quickly as I could or would want to because I've had no freaking time since then to indulge but I'm hoping to dive back in this evening.


Nothing!
Call it being good for Christmas if you like... But in actuality, I've just not been in the mood to book shop or had time to do so either!


Tania talks about Dystopian Reads From The Last Decade.
Sam asks, Can We Just Let People Like Things?


This week, I've watched Love Actually, Klaus, Home Alone and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

I plan on watching The Witcher at some point and finishing His Dark Materials over the holidays.





Not About Books: One Year Ago...
Family Adventures: Longleat Festival of Light 
Winter Romance Giveaway Hop
All the Memes: Winter TBR, Favourite Christmas Books and Hunting Gods.



Family Adventures: Longleat Festival of Light
Merry Christmas!
TTT: Books I Hope To Find Under The Tree
2020 Bookish Resolutions


Have a great week all!


25 comments:

  1. Losing a pet is so hard. ((HUGS)) to you. I hope you enjoy your time off, and have a fantastic holiday with your family. (Thanks for sharing my post)

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    1. Thank you Sam! Happy holidays to you too.

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  2. I'm sorry for your loss. I wish you a Merry Christmas and hope you have a lovely holiday with family, great reading and some yummy food.

    Anne - Books of My Heart Here is my Sunday Post   

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  3. *Hugs.* Sorry about your cat. My dog died in May 2018, and I still miss her every day. I hope you have a good Christmas!

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

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    1. Thanks AJ! We lost another of our cats in Dec 2017 and we still miss her fiercely so we know it won't go away, you just learn to live with it. :(

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  4. I am so very sorry for the loss of your kitty! :( It is so heartbreaking to lose a pet. I am really sorry and sending you all the hugs. I hope you have a great Christmas.

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    1. Thank you Michelle! Hope you have a great Christmas also.

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  5. I know I would be a total wreck if I lost a pet. Hugs! Hope you have a merry Christmas!

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    1. Thanks! It takes a lot of getting used to... They're such a big part of your life, you know?

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  6. Sounds like a very busy week for you.

    Wishing you a great reading week and a joyful holiday season

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  7. Hope you have a wonderful Christmas. I can't wait to see the new Star Wars.

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    1. As I said, I loved it! Hope you enjoy, Greg!

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  8. I'm sorry about your cat. I hope you have a lovely holiday!
    Krystianna @ Volumes and Voyages

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    1. Thank you and I hope you enjoy your holidays too!

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  9. I agree about Santa-what gives him the right!!! I can remember when our neighbour's lovely greyhound died and how upset I was about it-Shadow used to come to our door constantly for extra biscuits and cuddles! So I can't begin to imagine the pain of losing your own beloved pet.

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    1. It's so hard. They're such a big part of your day-to-day that you feel their loss constantly. :(

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  10. I'm so sorry about your cat. That's hard. If I had Netflix I would watch The Witcher.

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    1. I'm so excited for The Witcher! I'm a bit of a Henry Cavill fan too so it's a double win!

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  11. Sounds like you were incredibly busy in the days/week leading up the Christmas. Always so much to do. Hooray for starting The Cruel Prince! I just bought The Queen of Nothing yesterday and can’t wait to start it. Hope you’re having a wonderful visit with your mom!

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    1. Thanks Tanya! I finished both The Cruel Prince and The Wicked King and am onto The Queen of Nothing! I'm SO GLAD I didn't have the year long wait between books or they might have killed me!
      Hope you enjoy it!

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  12. Ha! That Santa pic speaks the absolute truth! 😉

    You've been crazy busy around Christmas, it seems! I'm sorry to hear you lost your cat just around these days. It must have felt even sadder - though at least you had less time to think about...uh...her? him?

    "By the time we got home and had some dinner, I'm tired, feeling festive once more and desperately seeking time to READ!"
    LOL! Of course!

    I hope that your new year will be great, and that you'll slay all those challenges you signed for!

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