I have a dream of reading round the fire with all my book-loving friends, real and virtual. And then sipping wine and talking about books.
I’m finding lots of solace this week, my friends. Must have been writing about it last week that meant I’m up to my eyeballs in it this week.
As a kid I longed to be a girl detective. Solving mysteries with my loyal side-kick. Asking questions. Following up clues. Being smart.
One of the best things about fall is the new books. So I’m compiling my fall reading wish list of books I hope will entertain and inspire me.
Let’s talk about the books of summer, shall we? What I’m reading this summer, what I want to read, what you’re reading. You know, book chat.
Travel disaster stories make the best travel writing. And Martha Gellhorn writes the best stories about the vicissitudes of travel.
Ever eaten at the automat? A panoply of food stretches off into the distance and you try not to choose everything. Kind of like with reading.
This week I am rereading Jane Austen. Which means I can revel in the book and not worry if the characters will find happiness. Or not.
Today I’m writing about what we’ve been up to. Or stuff up to which we’ve been. Walking, blogging, reading. Our regular pandemic pastimes.
When you’re yearning to travel but are stuck at home what do you do? Read, of course.
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