Friday on My Mind

Hello friends, It has been almost 3 months since my last blog post and this is a pretty good reflection of the amount of reading I have accomplished in this time. I still have several book reviews to complete and post, however, other more exciting things have been occupying my time, which I haven't been … Continue reading Friday on My Mind

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Cloudstreet by Tim Winton

Loved the start of this book, the language that Winton uses gives an often humourous edge to the visual descriptive.  The first time we see the strange, just functioning Pickle family is fishing on the beach. What occurs here sets up a certain mystical vein that runs through the book. It is a vein that … Continue reading Cloudstreet by Tim Winton

Friday on my Mind

I am often struck by people's relationships to certain books. It points to moments in our lives, ones we want to relive, some we'd rather forget. We become attached to a book or a movie when it 'speaks' to a part of ourselves. I believe that a memorable book and indeed movie, is like spending … Continue reading Friday on my Mind