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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.

Some statistics and favorite Books of 2020

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As the end of the year approaches it’s time to look back at my reads from 2020. And I must admit, it wasn’t bad at all! The two lockdowns, cancelling of many appointments and a fair bit of self-isolation gave me more time for reading. In preperations of next year, I uploaded my Goodreads export to Storygraph. It states I… Read more »

12 days of blogmas: Merry Christmas!

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My twentyfourth day of cheer was: a giant Christmas cracker! We have added this to our Christmas Eve dinner festivities. So good! Yesterday’s tea was the last tea of the Sonnentor advent calendar. It was a “Heavenly Christmas Delight” tea, with cinnamon, lemon balm, blackberryleave, orange peel, apple, liquorice root, cornflower and calendula. It smells earthy with a hint of… Read more »

12 days of blogmas 2020: #TBTBSanta bookswap

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My twentysecond day of cheer was: so funny! It really made me laugh out loud. It’s Santa’s rubber ducky! 😀 Yesterday’s tea was a “Guardian Angel” tea, with apple, coriander, fennel, rosehip, spearmint, aniseed, lemon balm and cornflower. It sounds really interesting! And I’m glad to find a fruit blend without hibiscus. It smells a bit sweet and the color… Read more »

12 days of blogmas 2020: Dutch cooked pears

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My twentiesth day of cheer was: a Christmas poem! Santa is looking for new reindeers because his are growing old. Only Rudolph seems to have nothing wrong with him, even though he is still getting laughed at his nose. Yesterday’s tea was a “Winternight” tea, with rosehip, hibiscus, orange peel, cinnamon, clove, apple and orange, mandarin, clove, cinnamon and lavender… Read more »