Sunday, 22 February 2009
The Sunday Salon
This past week has been a good reading week. After reading
'The Brutal Art' which I didn't like very much, I finished off
'Daisy Miller.' The latter is a novella ,with just over 80 pages , so I polished it off in a day and a half.
The weather has improved tremendously in the past few days, with brilliant sunshine beaming down on the snowdrops in the garden. I hope , really hope, that Spring is on it's way! On the farm the next big task is lambing, this is due to start during the first week of March. With that in mind I am reading furiously as once there are lambs to look after my reading will have to take a back seat.
With this thought I am charging through, 'Innocent Traitor' by Alison Weir.This is the story of Lady Jane Grey. At the moment I am half way through her childhood. This girl really had a miserable life, due to her ambitous and uncaring parents.
Bookshops and bookfairs have always attracted me , attracted me enough to part with some cash usually! This trait I have passed on to my youngest daughter , who is a ferocious reader. She phoned yesterday to say that she was looking in a bookfair at a very old(but in good condition) edition of
'Larkrise to Candleford' by Flora Thompson, and would I like it. Well what could I say other than 'Yes please'. She is coming home for a weekend soon , I can't wait to see her and my new book. Did I say there wouldn't be much reading in the next few weeks, what a joke, lol!
Hope you all have a good week.