Author Archives: Spider

About Spider

Hi! I am me, I do stuff online. And sometimes offline too. Hanging about in the garden, playing with my food. You know. Do what Spider's do. I also read a lot.

My April 2020 reads and #StartOnYourShelfathon update

Wow, has it already been a month? April was really enjoyable for me, so time flew. I also read at my normal rate again, perhaps even slightly faster. Some days felt like I did nothing other than reading even though I know that is not true. But with the good weather reading in my camping chair at my balcony sure… Read more »

May 2020 tour of the allotment

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Yes! I finally got the feeling things have started at the allotment. While april was mostly about getting the beds ready, there are actually some vegetables growing already. The structures are also up again and… THE HEDGE IS FULLY CLIPPED! 😀 I absolutely hate to do this, because it takes so much time which I would rather spend on preparing… Read more »

Earning my medal (in only 60 days of training)

When I discovered I have celiacs disease (now almost two years ago) and cut gluten from my diet completely I finally started to feel human for the first time in my life. The constant bloating and stomach ache disappeared (I didn’t even KNOW these feelings weren’t normal!), my face started to clear up and heal, my migraines vanished and most… Read more »

My March 2020 reads

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March hasn’t been a great month for reading, as I was ill for two weeks. And with the first bad wave of Covid-19 hitting us in the Netherlands too, it was hard to concentrate at first. But still, I read 4 books! And that is better than nothing at all. I even collected some stars for my #startonyourshelfathon challenge. There… Read more »