Posts Tagged ‘Reading’

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…

Liberated

The eagle-eyed amongst my regular readers may have noticed that I have posted just as much as ever in the past week, despite last week saying that I needed space away from blogging. The space is still badly-needed. So, why do I feel liberated despite posting as much as ever? Because I told myself I didn’t […] 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…

Ten books that have stayed with me – Part 1

Reading has been a favourite pastime since I was a little girl. Losing myself in a good book has been one of my greatest pleasures. I will get through a book at a fast pace, especially if I am enjoying it. I have read fewer books than usual in the past year because I’ve been […] Read more…

The potential of being limitless

Watching the film Limitless recently got me thinking how awesome it would be if I had the same abilities. If you haven’t seen the film Bradley Cooper plays Eddie, a struggling writer who, lacking motivation to finish his first novel and recently dumped by his girlfriend, takes a pill offered by his friend. Under the […] Read more…

Download some charity with your Kindle

Venture into a cafe or travel on public transport these days and you’re as likely to find people staring at a piece of plastic as you are with their nose in a book. E-readers are becoming ever more commonplace; Amazon’s e-books have been outselling hardbacks. It’s impossible to tell what someone is reading behind the […] Read more…

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