The premise of friendship between two contrasting females, their bond surviving personal crises and long distances, may bring to mind such 80s tearjerkers as Beaches, but this is an altogether subtler beast, eschewing mawkish sentiment. As with her story collections, the emphasis here is on the strength of the writing rather than sensational plot twists and turns. Thomas’ deceptively quiet tone and understated wit effects an unexpectedly moving and insightful tale.
I discovered a new quilt blog the other day: The Quilted Cupcake. There's eighteen episodes on iTunes right now, and I've listened to three of them so far and I've really enjoyed Jean's company!
Tomorrow is guild night - - and I've actually got a FINISH to share! I finished binding Pick & Choose. I'll get a photo up ASAP.