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Re: Currently reading.......

Post by LovelyLadyLux » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:24 pm

Am currently reading "The Pearl that Broke Its Shell" by Nadia Hashimi. I quite like her stories of Afghanistan.

Last month I read "When the Moon is Low" and quite enjoyed it. She has an interesting style in story telling and really does bring her characters to life. Well work a look see & read if you're looking for something to pass the time.

I'm actually reading these as paper in hand books too vs my Kindle. I go to a group once a month "Probus" and they have quite an active book exchange happening there so I've picked up both these books at the exchange in the Lobby prior to the meeting and Speaker of the month.



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Post by Horus » Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:26 pm

We have the Probus group here also.
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Post by LovelyLadyLux » Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:43 pm

@H - Really? Interesting. I joined and go as usually they have interesting speakers every month. I think here we have 5 Groups total in and about this area. I joined the one closest to me. Might stay with it or I might leave & join another Group in future if those activities come more in line with my interests.

Mostly the activities here (which I don't do) are like "Nine & Dine" which is golf & dining with 'golf' being a really main feature of the club. There are also lots of different card playing groups (Bridge, Canasta, Euchre, Cribbage) but playing cards isn't my thing either especially if I have to schedule two afternoons or evenings per month. They did have a Craft club and I went to that which is where I made 2 silk scarves and a wire memory tree. Was fun but all I wanted to do craft-wise. They also do lots of Pub evenings & wine tasting groups (which I'm also not too inclined to join) and they have other groups if you're playing a musical instrument. I don't mind belonging and doing some of the things (missed getting in on a gardening tour trip this past spring) as they come up.

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Re: Currently reading.......

Post by Horus » Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:23 pm

Similar things here, but mainly lunches and lectures, not really my scene.
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Post by LovelyLadyLux » Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:26 pm

I've come to know a few of the people that go there and I like the lectures which often feature travel destinations. There are 228 members in the group I go to so not terribly huge.

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