Six degrees of separation: From The French Lieutenant’s Woman to First in the World Somewhere

It's time for the first Six Degrees post of 2019 - hooray! 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 other books to form a chain. It is endlessly amazing to see all the … Continue reading Six degrees of separation: From The French Lieutenant’s Woman to First in the World Somewhere

Six Degrees of Separation: From A Christmas Carol to Letters From Father Christmas

Greetings! It’s time for another Six Degrees of Separation post. 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 other books to form a chain. It is endlessly amazing to see all the different results and … Continue reading Six Degrees of Separation: From A Christmas Carol to Letters From Father Christmas

The Twitter Reading Community At Its Best: how a small question to Penguin Books resulted in life-changing reading results

"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library." ~ Borges The internet generally, and social media platforms in particular, can sometimes be rather treacherous places. But overall, I like to think that they are mostly friendly community places where we can share common interests with both people we know, and people … Continue reading The Twitter Reading Community At Its Best: how a small question to Penguin Books resulted in life-changing reading results

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We will remember them: three tributes marking the centenary commemoration of the First World War

"As the stars that shall be bright when we are dust, Moving in marches upon the heavenly plain, As the stars that are starry in the time of our darkness, To the end, to the end, they remain." ~ from The Fallen by Laurence Binyon   Armistice Day is always a very important time for commemoration … Continue reading We will remember them: three tributes marking the centenary commemoration of the First World War