Sunday, 3 May 2009
The Sunday Salon
My reading this week has been mostly from Elizabethan England. The latest Jean Plaidy (that is the latest I've read) is set in the time of Elizabeth 1 . It centres around her friendship/fascination with
That finished I thought I SHOULD do some housework , but wait , look what was being shown on t.v. yesterday, 'Shadowlands'. Having seen this many times I still was drawn to watch it , so the duster and hoover remained idle whilst I became engrossed in the life of C.S.Lewis. Anthony Hopkins and Debra Winger star and I really recommend it. I'm not going to review it as I don't want to spoil the plot for others but try and get hold of a copy.
From then my thoughts turned to C.S.Lewis' 'Narnia' books, and in particular 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe', my girls loved these books many years ago, and after much searching I found a very bedraggled copy. Well at least it's condition proved it had been loved , and I sat down to read. It was a sheer delight . I don't often , in fact I can't remember the last time, I resorted to children's books but this was a treat.
So my week started in the court of Elizabeth 1 and ended in the 'court' of Aslan! with a little housework in between.
Hope you all have a good week.