Posts Tagged: reading

Just-for-Me Book Club: The Reviews Are In – Part 2

The Just-for-Me Book Club is my latest reading project. I asked bloggers and some regular commenters to suggest books for me to read. I have a fabulous list! I have never been more motivated to read, read, read! The list

Just-for-Me Book Club: The Reviews Are In – Part 2

The Just-for-Me Book Club is my latest reading project. I asked bloggers and some regular commenters to suggest books for me to read. I have a fabulous list! I have never been more motivated to read, read, read! The list

Just-for-Me Book Club: Reviews Are In!

  Recently I asked for book recommendations and committed to reading 20 books that were suggested for me by other bloggers and commenters. You can see the full list here. I started with The Secret River by Kate Grenville, recommended for

Just-for-Me Book Club: Reviews Are In!

  Recently I asked for book recommendations and committed to reading 20 books that were suggested for me by other bloggers and commenters. You can see the full list here. I started with The Secret River by Kate Grenville, recommended for

November – It’s a Wrap!

A quick wrap-up this month! ‘Tis the season to prepare for colder weather. I started wearing gloves this month on days when the temperature got down to about 5 C. I wore my light-weight puffer jacket most of the month

November – It’s a Wrap!

A quick wrap-up this month! ‘Tis the season to prepare for colder weather. I started wearing gloves this month on days when the temperature got down to about 5 C. I wore my light-weight puffer jacket most of the month

The Just-For-Me Book Club

It’s time for a new reading plan! At the end of 2014, I completed a reading challenge I had set for myself called Reading Down the House. I listed the 17 books I owned that I had never read, and

The Just-For-Me Book Club

It’s time for a new reading plan! At the end of 2014, I completed a reading challenge I had set for myself called Reading Down the House. I listed the 17 books I owned that I had never read, and

Summer Reading

I cannot actually claim to do any beach reading or lounging-by-the-pool reading. Nevertheless, summer seems to demand a different kind of reading. Is it chick-lit, or as I call it, light reading (because men’s light reading is just called Humour)? Or

Summer Reading

I cannot actually claim to do any beach reading or lounging-by-the-pool reading. Nevertheless, summer seems to demand a different kind of reading. Is it chick-lit, or as I call it, light reading (because men’s light reading is just called Humour)? Or

In October

Lots going on in October! I started the month with a Vegan Cookbook Battle! From Oh She Glows, I made the Enlightened Miso Power Bowl (photo on my Facebook page) and the Protein Power Goddess Bowl. The recipe titles are rather over-the-top!

In October

Lots going on in October! I started the month with a Vegan Cookbook Battle! From Oh She Glows, I made the Enlightened Miso Power Bowl (photo on my Facebook page) and the Protein Power Goddess Bowl. The recipe titles are rather over-the-top!

In Praise of Illicit Reading

Banned Books Week starts today! It is my favourite literary celebration of the year. There is nothing like illicit reading to get your heart pumping. Especially if you do it knowingly 😉 Like most bookworms, my earliest experiences with forbidden

In Praise of Illicit Reading

Banned Books Week starts today! It is my favourite literary celebration of the year. There is nothing like illicit reading to get your heart pumping. Especially if you do it knowingly 😉 Like most bookworms, my earliest experiences with forbidden

New Reading Plan?

Last year I created my own reading plan called Reading Down the House in which I read a stack of books I’d bought over the years, but never got around to reading. Added to my book club’s choices, it felt like I was

New Reading Plan?

Last year I created my own reading plan called Reading Down the House in which I read a stack of books I’d bought over the years, but never got around to reading. Added to my book club’s choices, it felt like I was

Books Upon Books Upon Books

I have been reading up a storm lately. It started when I spent 8 days without Internet access. Now my volunteer commitments have slowed. So I can read, read, read! I knew I’d have lots of reading time in Sussex

Books Upon Books Upon Books

I have been reading up a storm lately. It started when I spent 8 days without Internet access. Now my volunteer commitments have slowed. So I can read, read, read! I knew I’d have lots of reading time in Sussex

Keep on Marching

I’ve been on a forced blog break due to extreme weather! We had a whopper of a storm this week. Far more snow and drifting snow than our momentous 2004 storm that we all thought was the be-all and end-all!

Keep on Marching

I’ve been on a forced blog break due to extreme weather! We had a whopper of a storm this week. Far more snow and drifting snow than our momentous 2004 storm that we all thought was the be-all and end-all!