2016 has been a fairly good year of reading for me so far. Up until the end of this week I have managed to read thirteen books. Considering I managed a rather feeble twenty books for the year in 2015, this is almost a blistering start. I could not give a good reason for the … Continue reading Book Review: Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen
My latest book review is up over at the 1001 Books blog. It's a perennial favourite by Jane Austen - Emma. I was finally brave and tackled an Austen. I first read them as a teenager and loved them. I think I've watched every BBC adaptation of her work since that time too. I can … Continue reading Book review: Emma – Jane Austen
I could have sworn that I had spoken at length about my favourite help-mate when my head becomes overwhelmed with life, but on searching the blog I find that I have seemingly mentioned it only in passing comments. Well today I plan to rectify that. Every now and then life gets to having a bit … Continue reading Morning Pages
In light of the youngsters in the family coming down with a nasty cold, it's going to be a bit of a lightweight post here today. My latest book review was posted over at t'other blog yesterday. It was a very old favourite of mine, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie. You know the … Continue reading A book review. What a mystery!
It would appear that the scales are not evenly balanced in my life at the moment. Just as I was getting close to re-establishing a regular reading habit, I chose to involve myself in NaBloPoMo and I find myself with no spare evening left in which to crack open a book. By the time I've given … Continue reading The scales have tipped