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
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!
So it turns out that yesterday's 'under the weather' thingy seems to have been some sort of random sneezing, drippy-eyed thing that lasted a day. I'm guessing it was some sort of hay fever that has passed overnight as the pollen (or whatever) has died away. That means I'm actually here today and the topic … Continue reading Multi-tasking
As I mentioned earlier, I am trying to ease my way back in to a reading habit that has foundered and pretty much drowned under the waves of winter. Take a look at my 2015 Books read and you'll see the gaping hole in the middle of the year. I did start and not finish … Continue reading New to me