Returning home after a journey is always a little weird. I'm struggling to let go of that wonderful feeling of being on the road, with nothing but unhurried time up my sleeve and where to eat tonight, the most pressing thing on my mind. Mr Books and I love exploring the back ways and byways, … Continue reading A Poem For A Thursday #HomeAgain
With a major holiday on the horizon, it has got me thinking about holiday reading. Kate recently mentioned two books that she read whilst lying poolside in her latest #6degrees meme; one was a good choice, one not so much.We've all done it.In the excitement of planning a holiday; we forget one of the most … Continue reading Poolside Reading
The Broke and the Bookish host a weekly meme called Top Ten Tuesday.Each week they nominate a topic to encourage those of us who love a good list to get all listy.This week it's all about summer (in Australia).Wahoo!There's only three more calendar days until the start of the Australian Summer, but it feels like its … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Summer Here We Come!
Happy New Year!May 2016 be a year of great books, wonderful stories and blogging bliss.Every year Sheila @Book Journey hosts First Book of the Year.The link above takes you to her sign up post with a collage of pictures of all us reading from last new year's day.I love planning what will be my first book … Continue reading First Book of the Year
December was such a busy, hectic, tiring month that some easy, comfort reads were much needed to keep me going.Not reading anything is simply not an option!Therefore, during the crazy times, I turn to those books I know I can enjoy even when I can barely keep my eyes open!Liane Moriarty is one of those … Continue reading The Last Anniversary by Liane Moriarty
Summer holidays can be very distracting.Even though Mr Books & have been back at work 2 weeks, the kids are still on holidays, hanging around the house, looking to be amused and occasionally refereed!Thankfully Mr Books works from home. But it does mean that his work schedule is regularly interrupted and our family life is … Continue reading Summer in Sydney
I like to read a book set in the country or region I go to on my holidays.When we decided to go to Bali for Easter, I researched books set in Bali. There were lots of crime, true crime, drug stories and biographies available, but none of them sounded appealing as a holiday read - … Continue reading Holiday Reading – Bali
Saturday Snapshots is a non-book related meme hosted by Alyce. I wanted to see what it would be like to participate in my very first meme and this looked like the most appealing option for this particular Saturday. I have, of course, managed to find some pics that relate back to my favourite topic - … Continue reading On Chesil Beach