Posts Tagged ‘Books’

Books For Your Summer Holidays

I’ve seen a few requests on social media for recommendations for books to take away on summer holidays, so thought I’d share some of my favourite reads. The kind of books you want on your holiday are, I think, ones with page-turning stories, interesting characters, and plots that are gripping without being too complicated (and […] Read more…

I’m An Introvert and That’s Ok

I’m an introvert and that’s ok. It’s who I am – but it has taken me a long time to accept that fact. We introverts can be misunderstood, you see: our shyness can be mistaken for rudeness; our preference for reading a book over attending a big gathering assumed to be a tendency towards being […] Read more…

The Origins of the Society

“At last”, he said. “We have been waiting for you for a long time.” The woman felt a chill run through her. The events of the past few minutes had thrown her world upside down. Recognising the woman was looking a bit perplexed, he offered her a cup of tea. Deciding the bookseller was eccentric […] Read more…

You're Never Alone With a Book

Reading is often called a ‘solitary’ activity. Fair enough, it’s something you do on your own, without needing the company of others – (sometimes, to avoid the company of others). You are never alone with a good book, though. Many happy hours of my life have been spent with my nose in a book, enjoying […] Read more…

Sunshine

Last week, I reflected that I needed more balance in my life. The word for this week could have been relaxation, but because the glorious sunshine was the catalyst for the chill out, the latter word wins. During the past few months, I have felt unable to relax as well as reluctant to do relax. Left […] Read more…

Ten books that have stayed with me – Part 2

I was nominated a couple of weeks ago to take part in the latest Facebook challenge to be doing the rounds – to list ten books that have stayed with you for whatever reason, and in no particular order. You are asked to not think too much about it, and the books can be any you like – […] Read more…

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