Tag Archives: reading
I absolutely support the call by James Patterson and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall for more parents to read to their children. My Dad read to me when I was a kid and it didn’t harm me at all. I … Continue reading
Last year I joined in the great book giveaway & gave away copies of Toast by Nigel Slater a wonderfully visceral autobiography that’s as much about food we love as about growing up different in Wolverhampton. (I love how Nigel … Continue reading
If you’re coming to the festival may I be so bold as to offer a couple of literature picks for your consideration through the weekend, obviously everything on the literature programme will be interesting and inspirational but these are a … Continue reading
Here’s a post I wrote for the Greenbelt Blog. Go read. Link: http://www.greenbelt.org.uk/blog/2011/02/introducing-the-greenbelt-big-read-2011/
3 reservations have come in at once. Eeek! Colm Toibin- Brooklyn. James Scudamore- Heliopolis. Ed O’Loughlin- Not untrue not unkind. This means I can pop rereading all the Harry Potter books to one side & crack on with the challenge.
A progress report & a challenge to you. In my bid to read all the books on the man booker prize list I’m currently still waiting for my local library to tell me if they’re going to let me reserve … Continue reading