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
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.
What a week! We have had storms and we have had sunshine (sometimes both in one day). I received notification … More
A couple of days ago I saw over at Deb’s World this idea for a post – taking stock of … More
I used to do a summary of what I had been reading, watching and listening to at the end of … More
This week’s small pleasures comes to you on the first day of my ‘staycation’. I’m taking a week off work … More
It is the first day of June, the Queen’s Birthday holiday here in New Zealand (complete with a 21 gun salute at noon) and also the start of winter.