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My 2018 Reading Challenge

My 2018 Reading Challenge

‘Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.’ – Joseph Addison. Over the past couple of months, I’ve been thinking about reading more. I used to read a lot. We grew up without a television, which meant that books provided a lot of our entertainment. Every Christmas, our last present under the tree would be a pile of books wrapped in festive paper. I would invariably proceed to devour said books as quickly as possible. I’ve…

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How to ‘Travel’ when You’re Not Travelling

How to ‘Travel’ when You’re Not Travelling

‘Travellers repose and dream among my leaves.’ – William Blake. There are those of us that travel constantly, never settling in one place for very long, always on the move and heading for pastures new. These people are usually the sort that have blogs and websites that make them cash on the road – self-employed entrepreneurs who’ve given up the nine to five desk job and now roam the world as full-time nomads. And then there are those of us who have been well…

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A Really Good Book

A Really Good Book

‘Kill all the Bluejays you want, if you can hit ’em, but remember, it’s a sin to kill a Mockingbird’ – Atticus Finch, ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ by Harper Lee. The most recent book I read was ‘The Hunger Games’. Loved it. Couldn’t put it down. And you know those sorts of books where you think about them for ages afterwards as well? It was one of those. So I downloaded (I am a weirdo who has a Kindle App…

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