When You’re Yearning to Travel
When you’re yearning to travel but are stuck at home what do you do? Read, of course.
What’s with Wives?
Have you noticed that here are a ton of books about wives out there these days? And some of them are really good.
Have Books Will Travel II
I can’t imagine a camping trip, or any travel, without taking along a big bag of books.
When the Skies of November Turn Gloomy
I’m reading lots of great books this gloomy November. Curling up with a good book and a cup of tea is just the ticket to get through November.
Rainy Day Books
It’s been a long hot summer here on the Rideau. Hot, humid, and with very little rain. Lots and lots of sun, and not many days like this. To be fair this shot was taken last spring when it’s supposed …
Reading Round the Subject.
One of the great things about retirement is having time to read. And time to explore those “rabbit holes” that crop up when you’re reading a great book. Like when a book mentions a specific place or historical character and, instead of …
A Mind For Murder: Saying Good-bye to P.D. James
P.D. James died last week, “peacefully at home in Oxford,” at age ninety four. But I’m sure you know this already. She was one of a kind. A seemingly gentle, charming and erudite woman who loved to talk and wonder and …
Murder, She Writes
I know, I know… I wrote a post on “murder” only a few weeks ago. It must be all this shopping for jeans… frustration, failure, more frustration. I can’t sit still to read a literary novel and so fall back …