Taking a break

patient-careBooker Talk is going to be rather quiet for the next few weeks since I am going into hospital tomorrow for some rather extensive surgery. Even if there is a reliable Internet/WIFI connection in the hospital I don’t expect to be in the frame of mind or physical condition for blogging etc.

I had grand plans to write some blog posts in advance to keep you amused. But they never got beyond the planning stage. I’m sure you will manage perfectly fine without me however. I just wanted you to know in case you were wondering why I am not replying to your comments. I promise it’s not that I don’t love you any more. Normal service will resume soon I hope.

About BookerTalk

What do you need to know about me? 1. I'm from Wales which is one of the countries in the UK and must never be confused with England. 2. My life has always revolved around the written and spoken word. I worked as a journalist for nine years then in international corporate communications 3. My tastes in books are eclectic. I love realism and hate science fiction and science fantasy. 4. I am trying to broaden my reading horizons geographically by reading more books in translation

Posted on January 25, 2017, in Bookends. Bookmark the permalink. 57 Comments.

  1. Just saw this post. Since you’ve resumed blogging, I suppose you are much better now. Take care and don’t strain yourself. Surgeries can be so sapping.

  2. Very best wishes. Hope the op goes well and that your recovery is speedy. *hugs*

  3. Hope all goes well and you’re fighting fit again soon. Take care πŸ™‚

  4. Take care and all best wishes for a speedy recovery xx

  5. Sorry to see this late: best of luck and recover well. Don’t rush back here until you’re ready; but we’ll all be here when you’re back!

  6. Hope all goes well and that you recover quickly! Sending you all good thoughts.

  7. Positive healing energy comin’ atcha! Heal fast! πŸ™‚

  8. Sending positive vibes for a speedy recovery.

  9. Hope all goes well Karen. Best wishes for good health x

  10. Speedy recovery!

  11. I hope your hospital stay is short and your surgery goes well!

  12. I join the rest of the readers in wishing you a smooth surgery, healing, and recovery.😊

  13. My thoughts and prayers will be with you πŸ™‚

  14. Take care and rest well.

  15. You can count on all your read-me booklists and reading projects to sit tight until you return. And we Bookertalk readers will wait patiently too. You must feel heartened by all the good wishes collected for you here: add my voice to that chorus. Best.

  16. I wish you a speedy recovery. Will keep my fingers crossed that all goes well! Hope we’ll hear from you soon again.

  17. Wishing you well and a speedy recovery, Karen! We’ll be here when you are feeling ready. πŸ™‚

  18. Get well soon and have a fast recovery.

  19. Sorry to hear you’re having major surgery, Karen. Wishing you all the best, and some peaceful reading time during your recovery.

  20. Oh no, Karen. I’ll be thinking of you and sending all the positive vibes I can. Thanks so much for letting us know – you clearly understand blogging etiquette. xxx

  21. All the best for your surgery and a speedy recovery, Karen. You’ll be missed!

  22. Hope all goes well and you make a speedy recovery.

  23. Your posts will be missed! Thinking of you, and wishing you a speedy recovery. Warmest greetings.

  24. Sending good wishes all the way from our side of the world to wish you all the very best for successful surgery and a speedy recovery.

  25. Best wishes and a speedy recovery.

  26. I wish you a speedy recovery. Take rest and get well soon

  27. Wishing you a speedy recovery!! I so enjoy your blog so am looking forward to your return!

  28. Hope you get well soon!

  29. Thinking of you. Speedy recovery and looking forward to seeing you here very soon!

  30. Will be thinking of you. K xx

  31. So sad to hear about your surgery. Get well soon and wishing you speed recovery!

  32. Hope all goes well with your surgery and recovery afterwards. Wishing you well x

  33. piningforthewest

    I hope everything goes well for you.

  34. Best of luck with your surgery and I wish you a speedy recovery, I will sincerely miss your blogging while you are on your break

  35. Hoping the best for you, and sending positive energy!

  36. Good luck! Don’t worry about blogging, or even reading. If you need to engage brain, consider catching up on podcasts or audiobooks, so that you don’t have to worry about holding a book or cost of wifi. Let me know if you need any suggestions

  37. I hope all goes well with the surgery, and that you recover as quickly as possible. Good thoughts coming your way!

  38. Wishing you all the best, I hope everything goes well!

  39. Wishing you all the best while in hospital. Hope you have a speedy recovery.

  40. Hope all goes well for you.

  41. Get well soon!

  42. All the best. Will be here when you feel up to blogging again. Get well very soon.

  43. Thinking of you and hoping you get well very soon!

  44. All the best for your op. I wish you a speedy recovery and we’ll all still be here when you get back.

  45. Best wishes for your surgery. Take care and come back to us in good shape! πŸ™‚

  46. Best wishes for the surgery and the time you have to spend in hospital.

  47. Wishing you all the best over the next few weeks. I hope everything goes okay.

  48. I wish you all the best, Karen! I’m having my fingers crossed for a quick and thorough recovery.

  49. Dear Karen,
    I am sending you lots of positive energy and keeping you, and your surgeon, in my prayers. All my best wishes. I look forward to more blogging from you in the very near future.

  50. Get well soon!

  51. Hope all goes well. We’ll still be here when you get back. Hope you feel like reading, that’s a great opportunity for some catching up.

  52. All best wishes for the surgery and your time in hospital.

  53. Hope all goes well. Looking forward to hearing from you again.

  54. Best wishes for swift healing.

  55. I am so sorry to hear this. I wish you hasty healing and good treatment. Take good care of yourself.

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