Readers who are embarking on this journey, don't expect this book to have the emotional power that the first book had, otherwise you are going to be seriously disappointed. Go in with an open mind, decide for yourself. Rating: 3.5 / 5
This book will make you laugh, cry, sigh, cheer, wonder, imagine, empathise, weep and will have you up until midnight having an emotional endurance test. Be prepared to embark on a roller coaster of emotions as it navigates the many twists and turns of life and the importance of choices. Rating: 5 / 5
Today we are entering a new decade, a new year, a time for new goals and achievements. I'd like to be better at embracing the person I am. I'd like to get my own place. I'd like to start my degree. I'd like to be healthier and wiser. I want to expand my horizons - do things, see things, enjoy things. There's endless opportunities out there!
19 things I learnt in 2019 with maybe a couple of self revelations along the way. I hope that by recognising these, I can build upon myself and grow into the best person I can be. ♥
Some of the most beautiful things that happen in our lives can also be the most unexpected, the moments you never planned for. When they happen, see the beauty of the moment and let it last forever. We have just one life. Live your life to the fullest, give your best in everything, do what you love, regret and fear nothing.
In an endless jungle of websites with text-based content, a beautiful image with a lot of space and colour can be like walking into a clearing. It's a relief. ~ David McCandlessOK so it's been a while since my last post, but as the saying goes, life gets busy! So when I managed to sit … Continue reading We All Need A Splash Of Colour In Our Lives
OK so I’m currently at home, sick with a bad head cold and everything is “foggy”. Taking a break from watching NCIS:LA Season 6 on TV (yes, I know, I still need to catch up to the latest season!) I’ve decided to curl up on the seat in front of a window enjoying the warm … Continue reading 20 Inspiring Quotes About Reading
Today I was helping a lovely 11 year old customer at my library look for a book she wanted to read after watching the movie adaptation on DVD and loving it so much she rewatched it every day for the 28 days she had the DVD on loan from the library. Yes, that's right, she … Continue reading Kindred Spirits, Bosom Friends, Wild Imagination and Puffed Sleeves!
"To read is to learn and grow, to experience, to empathise, to understand, to marvel, to wonder, to laugh, and to cry. To live other lives in other places and times, to deepen a connection with place. Indeed reading is many things...it is an experience...thus enriching our lives" I found the "What is Reading" post … Continue reading What is Reading?
"Libraries are about freedom. Freedom to read, freedom of ideas, freedom of communication. They are about education (which is not a process that finishes the day we leave school or university), about entertainment, about making safe spaces and about access to information. A library is a place that is a repository of information and gives … Continue reading Libraries are the Gateway to the Future