We all need a bit of inspiration every day. I’d run out of jigsaws. There were still some old ones, but they didn’t inspire. Even so, I did try. It was very yellow, and I’d barely started before I abandoned it. So, on a rare shopping trip, when a heavily laddened table of cut-price jigsawsContinue reading “More red please”
Gladwell’s book, Outliers, forces us to confront the idea of individual success. If you’re game, you can use it to evaluate your own life, where you fit, and what options you have. I enjoyed the process.
The benefits of travelling are often documented, but I wonder if finding new and unusual magazines is regularly included in the list?
It wasn’t deliberate. One night, there was no TV. I was preoccupied uploading the day’s activities to the blog, but Mum hadn’t brought anything to read. I popped down to the newsagents for her. I grabbed the standard Women’s Day because it has a puzzle section in the back. And then I wandered the aisles to see what else might be available.
It’s worth checking out the offerings of local newsagents when you arrive in a new town. Even in a city, the titles differ from suburb to suburb.
On this occasion, I found …