Booking Through Thursday – Otherwise

Outside of books, what’s your favorite thing to read? Newspapers? Magazines? Blogs? Fanfiction? Specific websites? – BTT

I use to read a lot of fanfiction and it’s diminished considerably since I became an ‘adult’. I do spend a fair amount of time on TWOP forums. I read a couple of blogs, but to be honest, I’ve always found it hard to track a lot of blogs. I like reading emails and messages from friends. I wish I had time to read more magazines and newspapers too. I spend a good amount of time on Wikipedia (and sometimes Google) too since I love looking things up.

How about you?

The Classics Spin 4

Classics ClubThe Fourth Classics Spin from the Classics Club. As with before, I must pick twenty books, then a random number will be selected and each of us must read the number listed at X number by January 1, 2014.

Even though I still have not finished my book from the last spin, these Spins are really useful because other challenges, reads, and activities have taken me away from the classics this year.

My challenge is that I own almost every one of these books so I must read them to clear my TBR shelf.

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Sunday Salon: An interlude

Sunday Salon

Hello, everyone!

It’s my first post in weeks. I’ve had a very busy time lately. I’ve been spending it mostly working, cooking, socializing and doing chores for a house sit. I have not even finished a book in two weeks. I’ve been without a knitting project for even longer.

I have been reading this weekend and hope to finish tomorrow: Anne Bronte’s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. This was my Classics Spin book from September, but I never got around to reading it. I started it weeks ago, but I haven’t been able to pick it up until this weekend. I am enjoying it even for its gritty realism.

Tomorrow is Remembrance Day in Canada and gratefully, I get tomorrow off from work so I can take time to read. Blogging won’t resume on a regular schedule for a couple of weeks.

When I can blog again, I hope to write about some of my cooking and baking adventures. I have had many the past couple of weeks. I realized that I am a worse food blogger than I was a few years ago. I just don’t have the energy or time to make food, photograph it and blog about it on a daily basis. I’ve lost count of the recipes I have tried, but there will be at least one cookbook review out of it and a couple of posts on sourdough bread.

If anyone else is still reading the blog, how is everyone doing?