I don’t know about you, but I find it hard to believe we are half way through the year already. … More
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…I would tell you how much I enjoy not working on … More
For this week’s coffee share I thought I would share what I have been reading in April. It was a … More
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would talk about my recent trip to Queenstown, and how … More
The month of February was a dire month for reading. I started a book I didn’t like and couldn’t finish. Thanks to some light reading in terms of Sandi Toksvig’s memoirs, I got back in the mood again. So to what I have read recently.
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would talk about Friday morning’s offshore earthquakes – a 7.1 at East Cape which was felt across the country (and which woke me up), and a 7.4 and 8.1 in the Kermadec Islands.
Normally at this time of year I look back at small pleasures of the year, but somehow it doesn’t seem … More
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.
Today is the last day of November, St Andrew’s Day (patron saint of several countries including Scotland) and also the … More