Inspiring and demanding book.
Little life goals.
I received an absolutely gorgeous surprise this morning; a package containing THE WORLD’S FASTEST FLOWER by Charlotte Simmonds, a beautiful and evocative book of poems from New Zealand, sent to me as a prize from this year’s Flash Mob.
I have been sorting through our book archives, and finding pearls.
Sixty or seventy years after she absorbed Macbeth, I did the same, and we underlined the same words.
World Book Day just made my children cry. Great.
Mother America by Nuala Ní Chonchúir.
Other people's shorts
I love Kindle — I’ve used it (far) more than hard copy this year — but what I don’t need is another device.
Hands up, who’s failed to read a literary “must”? You know the one, the book with the gold-plated reviews, the one with its own stand in the bookshop window, the one that won the thingy. I’m reading WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN by Lionel Shriver. The story: via a series of letters to her ex, a …
Tell me a dream, a good dream.
Flash fiction anthology.