One of challenges for this month's One Word linkup at Lisa Notes is "Google your word or look it up on Wikipedia or in a Bible concordance or dictionary. Find out something unique about your word this month. See if you get a new insight." The word "connect" yielded no results when I searched for … Continue reading #OneWord2022: Connecting with the head
I met my Summer in Other Languages goal of reading Le Grand Meaulnes, the classic novel by Alain-Fournier, in French. I'd read it some years ago in English, but I forgot most of the plot and it was like reading it for the first time! As with previous French reads, it was great to participate … Continue reading Summer in Other Languages: Le Grand Meaulnes
Reading through the Chronicles of Narnia has been a delightful experience, especially with all the stimulating and thoughtful commentary from our host Chris of Calmgrove and other participants. I will miss my monthly journey to this magical land; each one has brought back memories of childhood along with much to consider from an adult perspective. … Continue reading #Narniathon21: Farewell to Narnia
For the next couple of weeks I'm on holiday in the mountains -- I hope to share some pictures with you when I return. I am looking forward to having lots of time to read, relax, and do some hiking in the beautiful Engadin region. Wishing you all a good summer!
Over at The Book Jotter, Six in Six is a meme that helps book bloggers look back at the first half of their year's reading. I've seen it on other blogs I follow, but I've never done it myself. You can choose from Jo's categories (as I did) or make up your own. Six categories … Continue reading Six in Six: A mid-year recap
Literature In the course of the Narniathon we've reached the last volume of the Chronicles of Narnia, a bittersweet event. I have loved revisiting these childhood favorites, which really were a formative force for my imagination, and finding that while there is much I now question or would like to say differently as an adult, … Continue reading Month in Review: June 2022