“Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.” ~ Mortimer J. Adler. The perfect mantra for the Dewey 24 hour Readathon

This weekend I am participating for the first time in Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon - a worldwide event where participants read books and post thoughts, updates, snack information etc via their blogs and social media platforms. I have seen this taking place in previous years and thought it would be fun to have a go. I … Continue reading “Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.” ~ Mortimer J. Adler. The perfect mantra for the Dewey 24 hour Readathon

Six Degrees of Separation: from The Outsiders to Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts

  It’s the beginning of another month, which means that it is time once again to indulge in the glorious adventure that is  ‘Six Degrees of Separation’. This is a meme hosted by Kate at Books Are My Favourite and Best. Each month a book is chosen as a common starting point and participants then link to six … Continue reading Six Degrees of Separation: from The Outsiders to Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts

Autumn Reflections on Summer High Jinks: Part Three – the incredible work of Scottish artist Victoria Crowe

In my last two posts, I wrote about our various comings and goings through the summer. A particular highlight for me was seeing the work of Scottish artist Victoria Crowe in two stunning exhibitions.   "I am not at all interested in making a generalised statement about landscape, or light, or people or anything - … Continue reading Autumn Reflections on Summer High Jinks: Part Three – the incredible work of Scottish artist Victoria Crowe