Reading Helen Macdonald's 2014 book H is for Hawk was highly memorable for me. As I wrote in my review, "this is a book which makes one look afresh at man’s links with nature. In a time when we are rightly focused on global, big-picture problems, it nevertheless reminds us of the values we derive … Continue reading Book Review: Vesper Flights by Helen Macdonald – “hugely readable, yet endlessly thought-provoking”
I can't believe it is the start of Februay already. January seems to have whizzed by. So here I am, already into month two of my year of challenges and trying new things. One such area is reading. You can see more about the two reading challenges I have set myself here, and here. In … Continue reading January’s Reading Round UP
...High-Intensity Reading. And what a read indeed. I could not put this book down, even when I was not reading. It became for me like my very own hawk - always watching and waiting in the room, ever present, until I could next pick it up again. Helen Macdonald's award winning book, H is for … Continue reading H is for….
Some of you will know about my 2016 Reading Challenge. I have settled on my list (although I reserve the right to change my mind - particularly about the penultimate category!). I have very much enjoyed thinking about my choices. Some came to me instantly, as you will see below. Others took more research, weighing … Continue reading What will I be reading in 2016?