I don’t get much time for reading for the moment, but I’ve read two books. One was for a book tour with Blackthorn Tours. The other is a fascinating collection of short, poetic vignettes about time.Continue reading
I’ve been on the lookout for more Vietnamese books since reading The Mountains sing by Nguyen Phan Que Mai (highly recommended) and here’s a great list so graciously and laboriously complied by Simon Haisell, footnotes.and.tangents on Instagram. Never run out of books to read and vary them too! Reposted with permission.Continue reading
My latest completed book has left me reeling from a book hangover. Don Quixote is, in my mind, an essential reading and one that has surpassed all my expectations of it. Edith Grossman is a good place to start…but now I’ll need to read the other translations!Continue reading
This is a post I imported from another site, published in March 2018, under a different title – Why collecting may help me stay motivated.
I’m a fan of collecting things. In a world where we are increasingly flooded by information, often interesting, it is important to curate your own selections as far as I’m concerned. I like to collect things of interest to me. Keep them. Not all. Have to be selective. But collecting also has this social dimension – for sharing and connecting.