Tag: books

Who’s up for a reading challenge?

Good morrow, dearest readers, and I apologise whole-heartedly for the neglect of Aunty Muriel’s Blog last year. For me 2015 was, in the words of the great Philip Larkin, a ‘pig’s arse’ of a year, but life goes on in that one-day-after-another kind of way, and I am determined to put behind me all the…

People are very funny about books

  Me reading a book while on holiday in the Norfolk Broads a couple of years ago People are very funny about books – funny peculiar, that is, rather than funny ha-ha. For example, the last time I bought a bookcase, the retail assistant informed me that the smaller compartments in the particular case I…