Six Degrees of Separation: from Beezus and Ramona to Farewell My Lovely

It's time for another Six Degrees post. Hosted by Kate, this is a meme where we all start with the same title, add six linked titles and see where we end up. It's amazing and fascinating to see how different everyone's chains are. Mt chains seem to have become a repository for my reading aspirations … Continue reading Six Degrees of Separation: from Beezus and Ramona to Farewell My Lovely

14 Weeks With Dante: Reflections on Reading The Divine Comedy

Last December, I was interested to read an article about the posthumous publication of a new translation of Dante’s Paradise by Scottish author Alisdair Gray. This took me down a browsing wormhole which led to Nick Senger’s blog and his post about a chapter a day readalong in 2021, the first of which would be … Continue reading 14 Weeks With Dante: Reflections on Reading The Divine Comedy

Six Degrees of Separation: From Shuggie Bain to The Changing Outer Hebrides

It's the first Saturday in April, so it's time for another Six Degrees post. This meme is hosted by Kate over at BooksAreMyFavouriteAndBest. We all start with the same book and then add six linked titles of our own. It's amazing and fascinating to see how differently all the chains turn out. This month the … Continue reading Six Degrees of Separation: From Shuggie Bain to The Changing Outer Hebrides