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
Hi, hello and how are you, How are you, how are you. Hi Hello and how are you, How are you today?! Now try repeating those lyrics to the tune of "London Bridge is Falling Down" and it will all make sense! OK so you MAY just be wondering why I started this post with … Continue reading Hi, Hello and How Are You?