At my work book club this week, we are to bring along our favourite book of the year. Not an … More
I was looking for a quote about reading to use in this post and came across this one from Jean Rhys: Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.
I love reading but often find it hard to carve out the time. I walk to work, so don’t have a commute on which to read.
The New Zealand Festival of the Arts is on at the moment here in Wellington. A biannual event, it is … More
I used to write a monthly round-up of things I had read, watched and listened to, but I found I … More
“You read and read the material and after you’ve read the twentieth article you can’t make any sense out of … More
Do you ever start to read a book and not want it to end? A book so delightful or well-written … More
The other week, a friend asked me to list my ten favourite books. The first five came to me easily, … More
I am a great fan of podcasts, and have a good selection on my phone I can turn to whatever … More
As the end of the year approaches, lots of bloggers are doing reviews of the year gone by, and I have to confess, I am jumping on that particular bandwagon as well.