To re-read or not?

  I’m re-reading Cranford at the moment, as it’s my reading group’s choice for December. My main memory from the first time I read it was that it was very funny, and so I’m rather disappointed to find I’m not laughing as much this time round. It is still full of delightful observations and little… Continue reading To re-read or not?

Review: Between Here and Knitwear by Chrissie Gittins

Anyone who knows me will realise that a book with the word ‘knitwear’ in the title was bound to pique my interest. But Chrissie Gittins’s book has so much more to recommend it than just its name. The book is a memoir of Chrissie growing up, and then as an adult who has to deal… Continue reading Review: Between Here and Knitwear by Chrissie Gittins

Finishing a book…

Nick Hornby recently told a book audience that it was ok not to finish a book if they weren’t enjoying reading it. It’s a subject of much debate among book readers I know – my husband makes a point of finishing books where I am much happier giving up if I don’t like them. I… Continue reading Finishing a book…