Posts Tagged: words

Henry Ward Beecher on words

“All words are pegs to hang ideas on.” ― Henry Ward Beecher

Henry Ward Beecher on words

“All words are pegs to hang ideas on.” ― Henry Ward Beecher

On Bears and Elephants and Pancakes

I’m still in my ‘cheating’ week, and have finished the wonderful The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making and am now onto Stardust by Neil Gaiman, who is one of my favourite authors. I am enjoying it immensely. However,

On Bears and Elephants and Pancakes

I’m still in my ‘cheating’ week, and have finished the wonderful The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making and am now onto Stardust by Neil Gaiman, who is one of my favourite authors. I am enjoying it immensely. However,

Ursula Le Guin on living stories

The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story. – Ursula Le Guin

Ursula Le Guin on living stories

The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story. – Ursula Le Guin

On real dragons and imaginary meat-pies

The last couple of days I have been talking about buying books, and have not mentioned reading books! I have just finished ‘A Wizard of Earthsea’ by Ursula Le Guin. It took me a while to get into it, but I

On real dragons and imaginary meat-pies

The last couple of days I have been talking about buying books, and have not mentioned reading books! I have just finished ‘A Wizard of Earthsea’ by Ursula Le Guin. It took me a while to get into it, but I