Travelling the World Piece by Piece: Day 3 – the Jungle

In the Jungle by Garry Fleming Welcome back to our whirlwind tour of the world. On day three we are leaving the bustling city of Bangkok and adventuring deep into the jungle. This image of the jungle was created by artist Garry Fleming and was simply labelled "In the Jungle." Fleming is actually an Australian … Continue reading Travelling the World Piece by Piece: Day 3 – the Jungle

The Gift of Pain

Usually when we think of a gift, we think of something pleasant, like a bunch of flowers, a box of chocolates or a book voucher. I doubt that any one of us would consider pain to be a gift. The niggling pain in the middle of my back can be annoying sometimes. The blinding pain … Continue reading The Gift of Pain

#BookSnapSunday – The God of Small Things

This week I’m borrowing an idea from Sharon from Gum Trees and Galaxies, who used the beautiful pond at Laurel Bank Park for her snap of Claude Monet's Mad Enchantment a few weeks ago. The floating water lilies and reeds was the perfect backdrop for Arundhati Roy’s debut novel, The God of Small Things, which was awarded … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday – The God of Small Things