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Category Archives: books
These are in no particular order, and are not necessarily published in 2016, but my favourites of those I read. I read 133 books, and ended up with 16 that I thought really stood out. The Name of the Wind … Continue reading
I have quite a few posts percolating in my mind at the moment, as I haven’t written for a while. In the meantime, go and have a look at my bookshelves, as I’m featured in Simon’s current “Other people’s bookshelves” … Continue reading
I haven’t been able to type much as I fell down some icy steps and hurt my arm. So instead, here’s a photo of the books I’ve read over the last four days.
I’ve been spending a lot of evenings/weekends reading recently, partly because of the constant snow and cold weather, and have got through quite a few books. I’ve always been a fan of crime novels, and have read three really good … Continue reading
I’d always thought I “should” read Dickens. Which is maybe why I never had. I thought he’d be difficult to read, and tedious, despite having enjoyed various film and TV adaptations over the years. So I was thinking it was … Continue reading
“‘Ice cream cones are always gettin’ done with. Seems I’m no sooner bitin’ the top than I’m eatin’ the tail. Seems I’m no sooner jumpin’ in the lake at the start of vacation than I’m creepin’ out the far side, … Continue reading