As I write this, I'm sitting at Waterstones watching snow drift past the windows overlooking Newcastle city centre. To my left - a red pot of Earl Grey tea (fitting, since I'm so close to Grey's Monument) and a teacup, with a cherry and walnut chocolate tiffin beside it. What's a tiffin? I have no … Continue reading What’s a ‘tiffin’ and when will it stop snowing?
As a self-confessed book-hoarder, bookworm, and bibliophile, having an out-of-control list of books I want to read is a part of the job. Another thing we book-fiends revel in is talking, writing, and gushing about books until we hear the gentle click of the kettle as it comes to a boil. Enough chit chat - on to … Continue reading Top 10 Books on my To-Read List
So I've never written anything like this (i.e. thinking out loud) before, but hey - why not? I was going through some photos I took yesterday, and stopped at this one. It's nothing special, just a photo of the sea - something which we have in abundance here in Malta, a tiny island in the middle of … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts & T. S. Eliot