Tag Archives: reading

Congratulations!

When I started this blog, I didn’t expect anyone to even find it, let alone read it.  Consequently, I noted today with some surprise that I now have 99 followers, who at some point have felt that they might want to read my … Continue reading

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The satisfaction of a list

There’s something satisfying about writing lists, in my opinion.  I think this goes back to my childhood and memories of my mother carefully creating beautifully handwritten lists in whatever notebook she was using at the time.  I wasn’t allowed to … Continue reading

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Review: Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

I finally solved the dilemma of whether to review this book by the deadline without finishing it or to finish it and post the review late.  I compromised my principles in order to be able to do the novel the … Continue reading

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Dilemma

On Saturday, a package arrived for me.  I wasn’t expecting anything and assumed I had ordered something in error from my holding basket on Amazon.  But no!  I had entered a Waterstones’ draw to win an advance copy of Life … Continue reading

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And the learning continues

The routine might have been thrown a bit last week but the learning goes on. Jan 29th: Technology might save time, but it also wastes it. Jan 30th: The type of novels I like are deceptively simple but with deeper … Continue reading

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January’s learning is nearly done

Here’s a round-up of another busy week of learning. Jan 22nd: It’s important to keep a journal because memory is unreliable.  Today I was reading what I’d written last summer and it brought back memories of things I would otherwise … Continue reading

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Another week of learning

Learning something every day seems like a difficult chore but it’s surprising easy.  It makes you more aware.  Here are some of the things I learnt last week. Jan 15th: Once you start getting up at a more reasonable hour, … Continue reading

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