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About Nerdsbian

I am a nerd for ALL seasons. Ravenclaw...natch. I am a genderqueer Librarian who unsurprisingly likes reading...a lot. But I also love being outside too...sometimes even reading at the same time. Also animals, any and all of them. Never yet met one that didn't get on with me and vice versa. I do a couple of different voluntary jobs (animal charity related), I am a Brownie Leader and have recently completed my MA.

An indeterminate amount of things that make me happy.

Revisiting a tried and tested favourite. I came to the conclusion years back (maybe a decade ago?), that when asked it’s so much easier (and more likely) to list the things that you DO NOT like than the opposite way … Continue reading

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afterellen

I miss Afterellen.com There, I’ve said it and I will repeat it. I miss the interesting, well written and insightful commentaries. That’s not to say other websites don’t do similar, or are run as well as afterellen was, but still… … Continue reading

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Biscuits

I have recently concluded that I am an extremely uncomplicated biscuit consumer. Many (many) moons ago, I read: “A nice cup of tea and a sit down” by Nicey and Wifey (honest to grapefruit that is how they call themselves). … Continue reading

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10 books to re-read (part 2 – 6-10)

Well…nothing like a humongous gap (couple of years?) between parts.  6. Serrano Legacy – Elizabeth Moon Nothing like a little (7 massive books) bit of political/military Space Opera to get you going of a morning.  A really great series, though … Continue reading

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2018 Read list – Ongoing

Call the Midwife – Jennifer Worth Shadow of the Workhouse – Jennifer Worth Farewell to the East End – Jennifer Worth You’re never weird on the Internet – Felicia Day Moranthology – Caitlin Moran We should all be Feminists – … Continue reading

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Books I absolutely, categorically, NEVER want to read again!

A positive start I am sure. The reasons are not always entirely negative though, some are because they resonated with me in a specific way I might not feel the need to experience again, or even be able to. The desire … Continue reading

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Downsizing

In an update to a post I made…oh dear 3 years ago… https://willowrs.wordpress.com/2015/05/08/downsizing-and-my-families-apparent-marie-kondo-obsession/ I eventually gave in and read this book. Well, I say read…and I say book. Really the whole premise of her ‘method’ could be summed up on … Continue reading

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