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Finished reading Circe by Madeline Miller. Very readable and lively recounting of the Greek Odyssey tales (and more) from the unique perspective of goddess/witch Circe. I’ll be looking out for a copy of Miller’s first novel The Song of Achilles now. 📚

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England v India: Jonny Bairstow & Liam Plunkett star in hosts’ Cricket World Cup win. Exciting match to listen to on TMS - now England just need to maintain that level of performance. Perhaps the return of Jason Roy is the talisman the team needs 🏏 bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/488195

Increasing my limited space holiday cooking repertoire - ‘pizza’ made in a frying pan using pitas, fresh tomatoes, cheese, olive oil and oregano 🍕

Very pleased to get BBC Test Match Special streaming in Greece 🇬🇷 to listen to England v India Cricket World Cup game 🏏

♫ My Top 3 artists: Another Sky (4), Gong (1) & Sylvia Plath (1) via @tweeklyfm@twitter.com

Currently reading: Dr James Barry by Michael du Perez & Jeremy Dronfield 📚 micro.blog/books/9781786071194

Currently reading: Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris 📚 micro.blog/books/9780349116709

Matthew Bourne’s ballet Romeo and Juliet at Wales Millennium Centre (this was the interval set piece, not the performance itself). Great dance, interesting and very dark setting.

♫ My Top 5 artists: Another Sky (14), Isildurs Bane & Peter Hammill (6), Jeff Buckley (2), Aeris Roves (1) & Baxter Dury (1) via @tweeklyfm@twitter.com

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 - South Africa v Afghanistan at Sofia Gardens, Cardiff. Imran Tahir (RSA) and Rashid Khan (AFG) bowling. Rain interruptions, but RSA win. 🏏

♫ My Top 5 artists: Perahia, English Chamber Orchestra (35), Muse (25), Stereolab (13), Morcheeba (2) & Walter, Columbia SO (2) via @tweeklyfm@twitter.com

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