Tag Archives: reading

On the go

Do you have a lot of reading material on the go at the same time?  Lots of avid reader friends tend towards the eclectic, and that means they can read several books each of a different genre. So here is … Continue reading

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Change of pace

Oh how lazy I have been over the last few weeks. I seem to have been having a holiday from blogging…….. I could make all sorts of excuses about how it is harder to sit upright with my rapidly healing … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day catch up

The autumn has flown past in almost indecent haste; much of the time has been spent in helping Son #3 to move house. HBTW and myself are not as spry as we used to be, but we are pleased to … Continue reading

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Update

Several people have asked for an update on the state of my face, one even suggested a photo. To be honest, I tried another photo but it didn’t look so very different – the large splodge of yellow tends to … Continue reading

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Kindle Update

 The Kindle is proving to be a great friend. In only a few short weeks I have got to the stage where I actually prefer it to reading a heavy book. The only exception is when the book is one … Continue reading

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Sunday Priorities

At church this morning we had a visitor from the Leprosy Mission Scotland. The speaker spoke movingly of the people – mainly in developing countries – who are afflicted with this disease today. There is a cure but because of … Continue reading

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Enid Blyton

Being in a reflective frame of mind has taken me down some by-ways into childhood. Like many a post-war child I couldn’t get enough of Enid Blyton. Yesterday I finished looking at the DVD about her life – Enid. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Life as it is

Readers of long-standing may remember the saga of the porch being built. In the end it took a total of 4 years. However, it is now one of my favourite places to sit and meditate or to read and watch … Continue reading

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Books you have read

This list from BBC3 is going round the internet and facebook like a rash. I just can’t avoid it any longer, so here goes. For Instructions: • Copy this list. • Bold those books you’ve read in their entirety. • … Continue reading

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Reading

Have been enjoying a bit of a readathon these last few days. The book review comes shortly, but today I just wanted to revel in the sheer pleasure of reading. My memories of reading go back a very long way. … Continue reading

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