We spent yesterday exploring one of the oldest timber-framed buildings in Suffolk. It is one of the best preserved of the cloth towns in the county, and was built in the 14th century. Little Hall, in Lavenham, belonged to clothiers and later, scholars and schoolmaters. I was fairly captivated by the books in the library, … Continue reading A Library of Books and a Writing Desk
FC Malby A friend told me yesterday that their books are all arranged in alphabetical order. I smiled and said that mine are roughly arranged by type. I have a section for psychology, travel, theology, biographies and autobiographies (which are mostly political, but I also have one on Miles Davis), crime thrillers, short stories, poetry, … Continue reading How Do You Organise Your Bookshelves?
For those of you who have been following the #bookaday posts, I've been up in the Alps for a week. I'm back and refuelled, and will pick up with the posts and get back to writing. We drove the length of the Grossglockner Pass, which is the highest and one of the most beautiful roads … Continue reading #bookadayuk Hooked you into reading: The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen and The Brothers Grimm
This is a short #bookaday post today as I've already posted photos of yesterdays trip to Sopron, Hungary. Today's #bookaday challenge is to choose a book that reminds you of someone you love. My husband bought and read this to me on our honeymoon. I love being read to (although it doesn't happen often), … Continue reading #bookadayUK The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
This one has been on my shelf for a while but I found it the other day, having forgotten all about it. Has anyone read it? In the absence of any views on the book, here is the blurb: The God of Small Things (1997) is the debut novel of Indian writer Arundhati Roy. It is … Continue reading #bookaday Forgot I owned it: The God of Small Things