Weekends are meant for reading, right? The sacred,time honoured ritual of a Saturday morning cafe trip of opening a pile of fresh weekend papers before ordering your first coffee does not discriminate to Sundays. Sundays are good for that too. I love reading. And even if I forget it sometimes by the business of life, … Continue reading Reading blogs on a Sunday morning – the new weekend paper?
I'd like to tell you about some my favourite books. Or I could talk like a lot of readers do when being interviewed by an imaginary journalist, answering the following hyperbolic question: "What books have changed your life?" To be fair, as much as I am an avid reader and believer in the fact that words … Continue reading Some of my favourite books
Not getting sentimental or anything but … It wasn’t the predicted May 21 end of the world (hadn’t Camping read Matthew 24:36?) but, to the literary faithful of Geelong, it was something like that. What’s now a ransacked store, with screaming signs advertising last days and a frenzied mob of customers piling their arms high … Continue reading Books Sans Borders: ode to Geelong’s much loved bookshop
When you’re smiling. Oh when you’re smiling. The whooooooole world smiles with you. (Sing it Louie!) Oh but when you’re … tired, you bring on the yawns. You bring on the yawns. Did you just sing those words in your head to Louis Armstrong’s famous song, ‘When you’re smiling?’ It would be cool if you did … Continue reading The dangling conversation …