A is for apple pie, it just can’t be beat. B for the bagels we buy down the street. C for Dad’s curry, spicy and hot. D is for doughnuts-just don’t eat a lot. E for the eggplant that Mom makes us try, F is the fudge we’d much rather buy!… Read More Alphafeast
Every now and then we all need to lose ourselves in a good book. Immersing ourselves in something fabulous is one of the great pleasures of life. Especially a read we know darn well that will result in a book hangover. Finding such paper treasures is no easy task. Sifting out the best from the rest can… Read More A Reader’s Fix: Your Next Book Hangover Awaits
Book hangovers: a very real problem for readers. You’ve just finished that amazing book and you’re feeling… well, empty. Reality has faded and who wants to return to that? How can you be expected to function right now? Ah, cruel world! The story is gone, gone I tell you! What now can possibly fill the… Read More Book Hangovers: The Road to Recovery
I wish I had a rocket ship To soar me to the moon, And dance along the Milky Way And not come back ‘til June. I wish I had a motorbike To zoom along real fast, And weave along a winding road And other cars zip past. I wish I had a… Read More Wanderlust
“What’s your favourite book?”is not a question I like. My response is mostly comprised of fidgeting, a worried look, then “I can only pick one?” With so many books, picking one- just one favourite- can feel well nigh impossible. Often it depends on my mood, or what I’m looking for when I read a new book that makes it… Read More Favourite Books: Two Titles I Cannot Do Without
Ah, a book addiction! Those stories that consume your life, reality fades away as you read. You burn that midnight oil. Nothing else matters in that moment -except for what happens next. They say you never forget you’re first time, and I sure haven’t. It’s all Hermione’s fault. My big sister sat me down and… Read More Book Addiction: How to find the Books that Inspire them
My purple giraffe He makes me laugh And this is what makes him So funny: Again and again Though we try to explain, Yet still he’s convinced He’s a bunny!
Chocolate and books have a lot in common: both increase happiness. Also, I never seem able to stop at just one. But while gorging on too many treats leaves me sick and full of self-loathing (a very real possibility this weekend), a gluttony of books leads to more positive results. For the past few… Read More Chocolate Reads (They’re Sinfully Delicious)
Digital is the wave of the future, and I’ve just dipped one timid toe into the waters. Normally, technology and I do not have a good relationship. It bothers and confuses me. At best, we have a truce of mutual toleration. My side though is peppered with question on how exactly do I make this work? Yes, I… Read More Digital Revolution: Books on a Budget, Part Two
Candy blocks! Sugar rocks, Gummie bears! Lollipops! Lemon drops Sold in pairs! Caramel! Fudge as well? What’s a kid to do? What to get? Here I fret With a buck or two!