Happy Monday! Gardening Book Month is officially over! I know, I know – I’d said I would have a review up on Gertrude Jekyll’s Colour Schemes for the Flower Gardens. But, the truth is, I couldn’t get through it. The book is, literally, a breakdown of what flower she has planted next to what shrub (all identified by their Latin names). I guess Gertrude is … Continue reading What Are You Reading on Mondays?
And there’s the rub… what am I reading? Most of my Sunday was spent trying to decide what to read next. I’ve been looking through the piles of TBR’s on my bookshelves, trawling the blogs to see what everyone else is recommending and trying to figure out how “role playing” fits into GoodReads (umm…yeah). Plus, my credits on Audible.com just renewed. I’ll need to … Continue reading It’s Monday! What are you reading?*
It’s Monday! – and here is what I’ve been up to: I posted A Discussion of Two Novels by Margaret Atwood: Oryx and Crake & The Year of the Flood. It’s a discussion, rather than a review, because I tried to keep the focus on the narrative techniques & away from any major plot points. So much of the fun of reading these novels comes … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?
It’s Monday! What are you reading? (thanks to J. Kaye for what’s fast becoming my favorite weekly meme!) Several years ago I attended a dinner party, the highlight of which was a beer and wine pairing that came at the end. The host worked for an imported beer distributor. The cheese had come from a local cheese maker. The results were truly amazing. I still … Continue reading It’s Monday…here’s what I’m reading! The Cheese Chronicles by Liz Thorpe