Almost nothing argued in the article is relevant for people like me.
Sunday, 13 January 2019
Friday, 28 December 2018
Here are some books from 2018.
Next best book: Life After Life, by Kate Atkinson
Best book with many sequels: Cazalet chronicles, by Elizabeth Jane Howard
Best nonfiction: Enlightenment Now, by Steven PinkerQuickest (and highly enjoyable) read: In Paris with You, by Clémentine Beauvais
Old favourite re-read: Mary Poppins, by Pamela Travers
Book on which a movie I had seen was based: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, by Jonathan Safran FoerBook I had been planning to read for a long time: The Tin Drum, by Günter Grass
Book I should have read long ago: The Colour of Magic, by Terry PratchettWeirdest book: Killing Commendatore, by Haruki Murakami
Author I have read most: Claire North (seven books!)
Biggest disappointment: Bookworm, by Lucy Mangan
To see all my 2018 books visit my Goodreads.
Sunday, 9 December 2018
It was warm, because I have a smart thermostat that switches on heating toward evening.
Lonely night in a hotel far away from home
Monday, 3 December 2018
Saturday, 1 December 2018
To mark the first two months in Gatehouse I performed the Ceremony of the Keys.
This was a solemn moment.
Sunday, 18 November 2018
Saturday, 17 November 2018
If I needed more persuasion, I was totally in after reading The Slow Regard of Silent Things.
I have also found a way to continue with miniature-making, but this is a separate story.
Something for solitary evenings