If you ever look for a good book, here is one.
I am not big reader or book consumer, maybe I read a book in month or two, sometimes more. 177 more words
I think it was Robin writing on Now Smell This that said the one thing that all people with a passion for perfume have in common, is a love of books. 1,274 more words
It’s often said that there isn’t a great writer who wasn’t first a great reader.
The Books That Built Me is an idea borne of the belief that inside every book-lover is a memory-palace full of stories – tales of enchanted princesses and magical beasts, of smugglers, spies and buried treasure, stepmothers and boarding schools, something nasty in the woodshed, loves lost and found, vanquished enemies – perpetual summer holidays in other people’s imaginations. 696 more words
In the Age of the Pug, where the flat-faced, pie-eyed snuffling mutts are plastered over thousands of pyjama sets and used to advertise everything from mobile phones to crisps, the sighting of a particularly cute example of the breed – as I am proud to regard my six-month-old Flora – sends passers-by into ecstasies of puppy love. 361 more words