Books of the year 2020

At my work book club this week, we are to bring along our favourite book of the year. Not an … More

Words on Wednesday: reading in November

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.

What’s been happening – August 2020

I used to do a summary of what I had been reading, watching and listening to at the end of … More

Highlights of 2019 Part 1: books, films and podcasts

The other week, a friend asked me to list my ten favourite books. The first five came to me easily, … More

The transition of seasons

Here in the Southern Hemisphere we are transitioning from winter to spring. None of that ‘going back to school’ or end of summer here, but a joy that the days are getting longer and a sense that it is time to make plans.

June: watching, listening, reading

It’s been ages since I have done one of these posts, summarising what I have watched, listened to and read … More