Tag Archives: Reading

Another Three Letter Acronym #TBR

Diana at Myths of the Mirror has asked about our reaction to our TBR list. This is what came to mind… The sex life of plums My many chums Hemlines I have known Holidaying alone The treatment of pests Men … Continue reading

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Heroes And The Joy Of Reading

A recent post on the benefits of reading to children to stimulate in them a lifelong love of the art triggered a memory. I wasn’t an early reader, but under the encouragement of the Archaeologist (mostly so he could be … Continue reading

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Verse Or Worse

I blame Robbie Cheadle. Something she wrote anyway. You couldn’t blame Robbie per se. Far too nice. The thing is she started me thinking about poetry. My poetry. Writing prose is a joy but often writing poetry is hard. Really … Continue reading

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Reviews – another non resolution

One of the joys of absence from domesticity is the luxury of guilt-free reading. I can usually persuade myself that most things are essential because they are linked to some task. Long walk to plot a chapter because Dog needs … Continue reading

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Booking a vacation

Lisa Reiter’s latest prompt is Holiday Reads. It’s a difficult prompt if only because of the number of holidays someone of my age has been fortunate enough to undertake and the amount of reading material that has accompanied me. For … Continue reading

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