Welcome to my weekly roundup of my year long challenge to do one Good deed a day for a year. This challenge began back in April 2013 and is still going strong. My inspiration came from reading “A Year of Doing Good” by Judith O’Reilly. Here is what I’ve been up to this week.
March 9th – Making afternoon tea for the in-laws today and catching up with all their news.
March 10th – Had a lovely morning helping out at school. Posted my book review of The Royal Descendant by local author John P Ford on the blog today http://wp.me/p2Eu3u-4Ph and was delighted for him when he told me he’s going to be promoting his book at Costa Coffee in Fleet on Saturday 22nd March 10.00am – 2.00pm.
March 11th – Sent out an invite to a friend to come for a coffee next week. Did a little job for someone else at work this morning, who was busy elsewhere. Invited author Roy Dimond for a virtual coffee after finishing reading his book The Singing Bowl and thoroughly enjoying it, we had a lovely chat about his writing across the Universe. Roy will be a guest here on the blog on March 27th along with his co-author of Saving Our Pennys, Jeff Lietch.
March 12th – Good Deeds received, had a lovely gift in the post, Derek’s Revenge sent to me by the lovely Mac Black. Look out for a review of this book in May. Invited friends over for tea next Wednesday.
March 13th – Found that my neighbours had left their back gate wide open and then gone away for a few days, so I shut it for them making the garden less exposed. This isn’t the first, over the years I’ve shut neighbours garage doors and even a front door when people have rushed off leaving them wide open for days at a time. Finished reading three books today; Key of Valour by Nora Roberts, Me and Billy the Kid by Briana Vedsted and X by Jack Croxall.
March 14th – Tidied up the blogs that I follow in the reader section of WordPress, followed some new bloggers. Started reading Blackwater by Alison Willams. Good Deeds received, a friend has organised a girls night out for us in a couple of weeks time.
March 15th – Sue Koenig author of The Bench, let me know her book was now up on Amazon and Goodreads, I have previously read and reviewed it and have now posted my reviews. Her book is poetry and short stories. Sue is also a fellow A to Z challenger.
That’s a really impressive commitment, and it seems to be adding real value to your week, so a nice experience all round
A great week Rosie, and sounds like a lot of fun and socialising coming up:-) Funny how people can go away and leave things open – reminds me how lucky I am to live where I do, as I know my neighbours would do the same for me if I rushed off. Enjoy the rest of you Sunday, and I wish you another wonderful week. Hugs, Harula xxxxxx
Too much on their mind I expect.
You had me at preparing afternoon tea. My wife and I so enjoy high tea and of course here in Texas it is impossible. Nice recap.
Thank you John, it has to be set right and when we have tea at their place it all takes place on the antique tea set with plates of English Farmhouse traditions!