Shelf Life #7

Inscribed June 2016 Reviewed on this blog June 17, 2016 I enjoyed the Titanic elements, but found Bainbridge's writing cold. Very, very cold. Absolutely nothing about this book has stayed in my memory. I'm still keen to read more Titanic stories, but not so keen to read more Bainbridge. In an interview she suggests that … Continue reading Shelf Life #7

Shelf Life #5

Photo by LAUREN GRAY on UnsplashShelf Life is a personal meme to help me in my ongoing attempt to declutter my bookshelves.However it's more than a Marie Condo of my books.It's aim is to reflect, honour and let go as many books as possible.Most likely, in the next 12 months or so, Mr Books and I … Continue reading Shelf Life #5

Shelf Life #4

Photo by LAUREN GRAY on UnsplashShelf Life is a new personal meme to help me in my ongoing attempt to declutter my bookshelves.It's more than a Marie Condo of my books though.It's aim is to reflect, honour and let go as many books as possible.Most likely, in the next 12 months or so, Mr Books and … Continue reading Shelf Life #4

Shelf Life #3

Photo by LAUREN GRAY on UnsplashShelf Life is a new personal meme to help me in my ongoing attempt to declutter my bookshelves.It's more than a Marie Condo of my books though.It's aim is to reflect, honour and let go of as many books as possible.Most likely, in the next 12 months or so, Mr Books … Continue reading Shelf Life #3

Shelf Life #2

Photo by LAUREN GRAY on UnsplashShelf Life is a new personal meme to help me in my ongoing attempt to de-clutter my bookshelves.It's more than a Marie Condo of my books though.It's aim is to reflect, honour and let go as many books as possible.Most likely, in the next 12 months or so, Mr Books and … Continue reading Shelf Life #2

Letting Go

Photo by Gena Okami on UnsplashSometimes a book or an author is just not meant to be.We all make decisions about which books to read. When we browse through a book shop or a library, we make choices based on all sorts of personal reasons about whether we even pick up a book or not … Continue reading Letting Go

Shelf Life #1

Photo by LAUREN GRAY on UnsplashShelf Life is a new personal meme to help me in my ongoing attempt to declutter my bookshelves.It's more than a Marie Condo of my books though.It's aim is to reflect, honour and let go as many books as possible.Most likely, in the next 12 months or so, Mr Books … Continue reading Shelf Life #1

The Ides of March

I've had a peculiar day.People have been sharing their tales of woe and weirdness with me all day.Acquaintances, not quite strangers on the street, but close enough, sharing intimate, private details with me. I've been hugging people left, right and centre and listening to the most extraordinary stories.All of this weirdness got me thinking about … Continue reading The Ides of March