As you may have noticed through some of the other pages on the site, I've started a new book list for 2009. As I go through them, I'm writing down what I finish and adding a review. So far, I've read "Candide" by Voltaire (for the 20th time), "Fire in the Blood" by Irene Nemirovsky... Continue Reading →
For me, writing is exploration; and most of the time, I'm surprised where the journey takes me. - Jack Dann
For me, writing is exploration; and most of the time, I'm surprised where the journey takes me. m - Jack Dann
My tastes in books tends to be a bit eclectic. I have Japanese thrillers, historical fiction, contemporary British, history, philosophy, fantasy, horror and science fiction (to name a few). There is no predicting what will capture my attention on a given day when I wander into Waterstone's on Princes Street. When I go in, I... Continue Reading →
Where true Love burns Desire is Love's pure flame; It is the reflex of our earthly frame, That takes its meaning from the nobler part, And but translates the language of the heart.
I gave the book one last flick. Drew out my pen and began to write. "Dear reader, you've just wandered into an experiment. The book in your hands had been left intentionally in the hope that someone like yourself will be curious enough to open it. I'm hoping you'll read and enjoy this book and... Continue Reading →
Every year I promise myself I'm going to read a book every week. I'm not rigid on the subject or genre, but I want to try to pull myself away from the TV and blockbuster rentals. Each year I make this promise, each year life gets in the way, I make excuses and I fail.... Continue Reading →