Can’t complain about this one

Only five pages to go but I’m so tired. Should I endure or finish these another day? There’s no cliffhanger; no who-done-it to reveal; no ah-ah moment expected in these last pages. The trials are over; books have been removed from the banned list; the rating system introduced … how does an author finish thisContinue reading “Can’t complain about this one”

Is it farewell to on-campus study?

This is probably our future. It is highly likely that a lot of tertiary education will stay online, even when we can move freely again. It suddenly dawned on me the other day: I miss the libraries. I miss the New Arrivals shelves where books from different departments would all sit together until they wereContinue reading “Is it farewell to on-campus study?”

National Tree Day – In absentia

It’s a poor replacement for the real thing, but for this year’s National Tree Day I would still like to do something to celebrate trees! For the last two years, Mum and I would be out with other locals planting a corridor of seedlings on National Tree Day. With events officially cancelled this year, I’mContinue reading “National Tree Day – In absentia”

Parisian Online

Do you like your books to be emotional roller coasters? Or perhaps you prefer an evenhanded approach? I’m a night-time reader who aims to distract her brain from the ups and downs of the day; roller coasters are banned. After those rather unpleasant, and so very masculine, transits across the United States in On TheContinue reading “Parisian Online”

2020’s photo project

The first green of a germinating seed; an unseasonable volunteer tomato; the bright colours of a new lining stitched into an old purse. Each delight demanded to be shared, and a new photo project began. . For the last couple of years, I’ve been enjoying fun little photo projects each week. First, it was assemblingContinue reading “2020’s photo project”