Posts Tagged: armchair travel

On visiting bookish places

  All right, so I know that Gerald Durrell’s My Family and Other Animals isn’t on the list of 1001 Children’s Books, but: a) I think it should be; b) I just finished rereading it; and c) I don’t care. It’s one

On visiting bookish places

  All right, so I know that Gerald Durrell’s My Family and Other Animals isn’t on the list of 1001 Children’s Books, but: a) I think it should be; b) I just finished rereading it; and c) I don’t care. It’s one

H. G. Wells on expanding your world through reading

I had just taken to reading.  I had just discovered the art of leaving my body to sit impassive in a crumpled up attitude in a chair or sofa, while I wandered over the hills and far away in novel

H. G. Wells on expanding your world through reading

I had just taken to reading.  I had just discovered the art of leaving my body to sit impassive in a crumpled up attitude in a chair or sofa, while I wandered over the hills and far away in novel

On the wonderful world of books

  I’ve traveled the world twice over, Met the famous; saints and sinners, Poets and artists, kings and queens, Old stars and hopeful beginners, I’ve been where no-one’s been before, Learned secrets from writers and cooks All with one library

On the wonderful world of books

  I’ve traveled the world twice over, Met the famous; saints and sinners, Poets and artists, kings and queens, Old stars and hopeful beginners, I’ve been where no-one’s been before, Learned secrets from writers and cooks All with one library

On reading on a train or plane

Hooray! Ben and I have just booked ticketed to Europe for Christmas. We will be visiting Germany, Austria, The Czech Republic, Hungary (if I get my way… I’m working on it) and Holland. It will be a white Christmas for

On reading on a train or plane

Hooray! Ben and I have just booked ticketed to Europe for Christmas. We will be visiting Germany, Austria, The Czech Republic, Hungary (if I get my way… I’m working on it) and Holland. It will be a white Christmas for