The Classics

It’s been quiet around here and over at the Book Blog through the winter, which means that I suspect myself of being a hedgehog through the colder seasons. Without fail I seem to retreat in to a sort of creative hibernation.  Others probably just associate me with the prickles and a tendency to roll up…

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Book review retrospective

I thought this was a lovely post over at the 1001 Books blog.  Thanks to my lovely co-editor for putting it together.   Reviewer Focus: Ms Oh Waily pulls together the 56 book reviews I have completed for the 1001 Books to Read Before You Die reviews blog. It’s not the end of my reviewing by any…

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The Reading Year Ahead

 As is my usual choice at the beginning of most years, I have set myself a reading target.  It’s a tradition.  This year I chose the total of 24 books, so roughly two per month.  In an uncharacteristic show of realism, I went with the more likely result than a number that would stretch me.…

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