My annual Goodreads challenge is now frozen at 52 books per year - a level I feel comfortable in achieving and one which means I don't spend too much time eyeing up short books solely in order to catch up! Before having a quick review of my progress, I instinctively felt I'd had a good... Continue Reading →
#One-Liner Wednesday – Himself does Psychology!
We've moved recently. I'm mostly sorted, but my office is still a bit of a work-in-progress while I try to balance it's different uses. Previously I had a corkboard where I pinned stuff - medical appointment letters, important things I mustn't lose and such like. I also had a noticeboard where I mostly stuck nice... Continue Reading →
A new Booker winner to read!
As you can tell, I started drafting my post to discuss how much I was looking forward to reading 2019's Booker winner ahead of time, only to discover the judges had announced joint winners! But, I'm going to stick with my title and graphic because the one book I wasn't drawn to read - even... Continue Reading →
Films of favourite books
As a reader, I'm always book first, film after. In fact, many a book on my TBR list has been promoted up the order following the news it's being filmed. As a writer, I'd like to think that order would be the case for the majority of my readers-to-be. I got to wondering, how do... Continue Reading →
Black History month – a reading update
I wrote about my plans for reading to a Black History theme earlier this year. As Black History month is October in the UK, here's what's I've been reading since February - Black History month in the US - which got me started on this theme. If Beale Street Could Talk - James Baldwin James... Continue Reading →