Category Archives: reading / books

Dr John Watson or Sherlock Holmes – who are you?

If you aren’t a fan of Sherlock Holmes mysteries, then this post won’t make any sense to you.  Sherlock Holmes was created by Arthur Conan Doyle, and to me the language and characters are rich and satisfying – like cheesecake … Continue reading

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Scottish Mysteries to tickle your heart

A New York best selling author, M.C. Beaton, continues to create light hearted mysteries that cause me to chuckle out loud. Hamish Macbeth, is a Scottish policeman, content in his small village with his animals and easy lifestyle.  He solves … Continue reading

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Like to read? Introducing Serena Jones

I have been reading it seems all my life, ever since I was knee high with comic books. It is both a pleasant pastime but also a useful skill. I added the category of Reading/books so I could share my … Continue reading

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A Book can be a good place to visit

I have been known to read more than one book at a time, some books I read are not for entertainment, but instead for thoughtful absorption of the thoughts they share. Not so with the book I just raced through … Continue reading

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No such animal as the Ideal Husband

There is no such animal as the Ideal Husband but there is a play by the same name penned by Oscar Wilde (OW).  Periodically I like to reread OW plays as they are so clever, insightful and humorous.  I am certain everyone … Continue reading

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Diesel – the Cat in the Stacks

What are you reading these days? Who do you recommend to your reader friends?  I enjoy relaxing and reading, and yesterday I continued my exploration of a new author, Miranda James – the author of the Cat in the Stacks … Continue reading

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Sunshine On My Shoulders

Beach Boys – Kokomo Here in the Okanagan valley, we have skipped from a coolish spring, to very comfortable early summer days.  This is valley of daylight hours, we get plenty, and in a valley where there are few days … Continue reading

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MICRO – A book recommendation (author Michael Crichton)

I thought it would be only fair to continue to share my thoughts about other books as I read them. I say this of course because my regular reader knows I have mentioned other authors I enjoy before. I enjoy … Continue reading

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Leonardo Da Vinci – The Risk Taker

Finding time and inspiration is all it takes to do blogging. Sometimes I have neither, and other times I enjoy one and not the other.  Then I have inspiring thoughts which, in the light of day, seem less brilliant. So … Continue reading

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Simple Words Say it Best

I know I have mentioned it before,  I have been reading the books of Alexander McCall  Smith and they take place in Botwana. The heroine in the series I have been reading called No. Ladies Detective Agency is Precious Ramotswe. … Continue reading

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