Reading to order

Reading to order

I’ve never really been that enamoured of book groups. I was briefly part of one when I lived in Brighton but somehow it didn’t quite…

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Can you read too fast?

Can you read too fast?

I have a tendency to devour books and then find not that long after I’ve finished reading them that I can’t remember much about them….

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Can you learn how to be happier from a book?

Can you learn how to be happier from a book?

I have been reading around the subject of happiness for about the last five years to see whether it’s possible to learn how to make…

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Trains, planes but definitely not automobiles

Trains, planes but definitely not automobiles

I really look forward to a train or plane journey for the opportunity it gives me to catch-up on reading uninterrupted (thank God for bad…

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Learning how to live life from a good biography

Learning how to live life from a good biography

I went to Cornwall for a few days in April and stayed in the beautiful port of Fowey in a flat with great bay windows…

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Reading a landscape

Reading a landscape

Yesterday I walked along the River from Putney to Richmond, inspired by reading The Thames: Richmond to Putney Bridge by David McDowall. I bought this,…

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What to read on jury service

What to read on jury service

Not whilst in court I hasten to add. I’d heard all sorts of things about jury service, including how much time there would be sitting…

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Why start a ‘Reading Project?’

Why start a ‘Reading Project?’

The title of this blog is a homage to The Happiness Project which inspired me to think about what I really love doing and that’s…

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