I prefer reading
"Some people say life is the thing, but I prefer reading" - Logan Pearsall Smith
Saturday, November 12, 2016
I Prefer Reading is moving to Wordpress. The new link is here . I've been thinking about a move for a while as I feel the blog needs...
Sunday, November 6, 2016
Sunday Poetry - Wilfred Owen
With Armistice Day only a few days away, I've been reading my favourite war poets. This is a less familiar poem by Wilfred Owen with t...
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Deep Water - Christine Poulson
A cure for obesity is the Holy Grail of medical research. Two years after a drug trial that went horribly wrong when a participant died, C...
Sunday, October 30, 2016
Sunday Poetry - Adelaide Crapsey
As tomorrow is Halloween, I thought I'd look for a poem about ghosts or ghouls or "things that go bump in the night". This p...
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
O Pioneers! - Willa Cather
John Bergson emigrated from Sweden with his family in the 1870s. They settled in Nebraska where there were many other European migrant com...
Sunday, October 23, 2016
Sunday Poetry - John Donne
More John Donne this week. Last week's post has had more hits than most of my posts so I thought I'd see if the same thing happens...
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Cold Earth - Ann Cleeves
During Magnus Tait's funeral a landslide sweeps down the hill &, along with headstones & grave markers, destroys a nearby crof...
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