During this time of the year a lot of people make resolutions. My relationship with resolutions is a complicate one, I used to make them at the beginning of the year and after that, I never thought about them again. Now I rather make small goals, work on a steady improvement and not just stop… Read More Thoughts on Resolutions
2016, the magical year of reading slowly. I haven’t read a lot this year, but I never felt more satisfied with my reading. With reading slowly, I spent more time with a book and read it more critically. So let’s wrap the year up with my Top 10 Reads of 2016. Top 10 was totally… Read More Top Reads 2016
Read this week: Born to run: 88-104 So sad today: 90-126 Thoughts: Born to run: As mentioned in an earlier post, the audiobook was about to come out, narrated by Bruce Springsteen. There was no way I wouldn’t get it. So, naturally, as it came out by now, the audiobook is in my possession now.… Read More My Week in Lines – Weekly Reading Diary 12/19/16-12/25/16
Happy Christmas everyone! To celebrate this day on my blog a bit, I thought I would do the Books To Read in Pairs Tag, created by the lovely Jen Campbell, in the Christmas Present Edition. This means I will pair up some of the books I got for Christmas! First I want to pair two books… Read More Books To Read in Pairs Tag – Christmas Present Edition
Read this week: The Vagina Monologues finished (5 Stars) Vladimir Nabokov Collected Poems: finished (4 Stars) So sad today: 62-90 Thoughts: Vladimir Nabokov Collected Poems: Glad I read this collection this week! In the section translated by Vladmir Nabokov’s son Dmitri Nabokov. I read the poem “Tolstoy” which I found utterly fascinating and highly recommend! There was… Read More My Week in Lines – Weekly Reading Diary 12/12/16-12/18/16
Art has the power to create a change, something that makes people listen and think. Art is so powerful, if you do it right, you can inspire people to act. “The Vagina Monologues” does that. If you say, it doesn’t cover a variety of topics, you probably didn’t read the book properly. I mentioned in… Read More What “The Vagina Monologue” taught me
Today Aleppo is suddenly everywhere. Are you trying to conceal your conscience? Do you think reading the news is enough? Will you pretend to mourn today, so you can wake up tomorrow, satisfied with yourself? Will you retweet and like and share posts to pretend this is not your fault too? What’s going to happen… Read More Aleppo.