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Cheers To... March 2017

March Madness is now well and truly done (which means we’re 1/4 of the way through 2017, how did that even happen?), so I’m recapping the month that was… 396 more words


There Is A Reality

When sometime a day suspend imagination,

We do encounter some spiritual reckoning,

If an allowance, if desire, if even trepidation

Exists – create a passionate heart string. 94 more words


On Beauty - Zadie Smith

This is the first Zadie Smith book that I have read, as although I saw and loved the TV adaptation of ‘White Teeth’, I have never read it, so when I saw this book in the charity shop for 50p, I had to buy it. 247 more words


#302 On Beauty

I’ve been seriously amiss with reading recently – as illustrated by the lack of posts. Initially I thought I just needed a mental break after my last lot of exams, but that was almost three months ago now and I’m still not really inspired to pick up a book.  328 more words

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

A Few Good Things

It’s getting so I’m afraid to hear the morning news. Is it me or was January 2017 particularly grim? But it’s the first day of a shiny new month. 184 more words

Write Write Write

Stories in Stone

I love to poke around old graveyards.  Partly because they’re often located in beautiful places, but mostly because they’re full of stories. Real-life stories short enough on details to give my imagination a work-out. 449 more words

On my bookshelf - On Beauty

Zadie Smith’s books have been on my ‘to read’ list for as long as I can remember, and White Teeth has been sitting on my bookshelf, unread, for almost as long. 290 more words