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Reading diary, #10

I’ve given up on writing actual full-length book reviews on this blog – you know, a post about a single book, covering it in some detail. 1,476 more words


Books everywhere

At least these book haul posts are now less frequent, and feature fewer books, than they did in previous years. Even so, I really need another big clearout – I can even reach some of my bookshelves because of all the books stacked in front of them. 264 more words


The lead (run) up to marriage. (Auto-biography).

The words have been lean  lately. The school holidays are the bane of and blame for, lack of words flowing. I am too much of a me, and more of a me person,  to try to put down words under difficult circumstances. 908 more words

Gerard Oosterman

DH Lawrence's The Rainbow - Fifty Shades of Grace

A hundred years on from the release of The Rainbow, this captivating, curious book still regularly appears in best novel lists even if its status is more down to the author’s love affair with the natural world rather than any deep insight into humanity. 635 more words

New Bookworm

Well, seems my poem from 2012 kind of underwhelmed the world.  Scroll on readers and you shall discover my original first draft of ‘Honeymoon,’ currently drafted to bits, and dead-headed twice already.   293 more words


D. H. Lawrence

She was like a forest,
like the dark interlacing of the oakwood,
humming inaudibly with myriad unfolding buds.
Meanwhile the birds of desire
were asleep in the vast interlaced intricacy of her body. 7 more words