"Am half way through Shape of Water. All you have said about this series is true. Wonderful."
It certainly is a boost when someone who really knows her onions Maxine at Petrona agrees with my recommendations.
We have been sharing the house with plumbers and electricians, while our 24 year old bathroom and kitchen are "Grand Designed". After one week I now know why the participants on that program look like they have spent time being questioned by the Camorra or Mafia.
My current read is Through a Glass Darkly by Donna Leon. I certainly need to relax with a book in which I know the characters very well, and therefore I am under no "intellectual" stress. Returning to Brunetti is like putting on a familiar pair of old carpet slippers, very comfortable.