I popped on to the Book Depository site to check out the availability of the D&D Monster Manual, and spotted a 12 year old edition: I don't think I ever used that older edition, it's not available, but I still felt a little tempted! Even though I prefer digital formats when it comes to… Continue reading Tempted by an older Monster Manual edition
I grew a little bored with my current books, so I thought I’d read some classic science fiction. I picked one of Arthur C Clarke’s early books, “Childhood’s End”, and read it pretty quickly. Despite the slightly dated technology references, the story is really well written, and kept me engaged right to the end. I…… Continue reading Reading more Arthur C Clarke books
This article about Agatha Christie looks like a great read! Also on: Twitter
I read a Brain Pickings article about Neil Gaiman’s thoughts about writing, fiction and ideas this morning. I had to share some of my favourite quotes with you.
Jennifer Garner reads a new bedtime classic in a gentle, but firm style that many parents will appreciate. It’s a wonderful book for 21st century parents, not prudes.
I've been reading The Expanse book series by James S.A. Corey and enjoying them. I thought I'd share my reviews here as I go.
I noticed this post on Facebook about 6 buildings that are helping to redefine libraries. I wonder: will these libraries appeal to our kids as much as the more traditional libraries in our cities appealed to us when we were young and lacked the digital devices our kids have? // In an age when Google can…… Continue reading Will these libraries appeal to our kids in a digital future?
I just read an article titled “Texas library offers glimpse of bookless future” about a library that has no paper-based books. Instead, it has rows of iMacs and tablets which lenders can take out with books loaded on to them. This may horrify book lovers who love the feel of paper and all the other…… Continue reading Bookless libraries