Posts Tagged ‘reading’

three #blogjune

08Jun16

Confess to struggling a bit with #blogjune …what to write, more importantly what NOT to write! But I do digress….read this this morning, The case for informed browsing and it reminded me of my one and only visit (so far) to Muse in Canberra last year. Lovely place and really I look at the website now and […]


Taking a leaf out of Rachel’s post and using her list as a start…#iconfessineverread Huckleberry Finn War and Peace Lord of the Rings Ulysses Although I have read most of the English classics, there are lots of European, Russian, US and Asian *classics* I would like to read. And that’s just the classics to start with. […]


Quietly…

27Apr14

Been pretty quiet these last few weeks. Mainly deliberately. Can you have a mainly deliberately? Easter was quite lovely with a couple of walks in Namadgi. Who knew there was rock art to see in the ACT? The weather is quite lovely. Autumn in Canberra – have I mentioned it before?? I really could work […]


Why keep books?

13Aug13

Why keep books? For me… memory design/inspiration/just looking – I love rereading and taking a book, be it a cook book or an art catalogue or a novel and just opening and reading….for inspiration, somewhere to hang out for a while, to be taken back… gifts – wish I remembered to get friends & family […]


Love this – From the Atlantic, ‘What kind of book reader are you – a diagnostics guide’. There is the one list – you have to read it all, and then an update – because of course there are stacks of different readers…..again- read it all…. Well as usual – I confess to being a […]


[It occurs to me that using my Tumblr account might be better for these sorts of things….] Another Guardian book list…with a title and content that is always going to draw comment. It’s the world’s most difficult books:… “books that are hard to read for their length, or their syntax and style, or their structural […]


Yep – another list, and one I have to say – I quite liked looking at this – only because the book covers looked cool too – and you know I like a list!! This one from Rachael… 50 coolest books ever…. well have I read any of them, and why are they cool?? And who is shortlist.com […]