#BookSnapSunday – The Dictionary of Lost Words

"Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary,  how potent … they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them!"  Nathaniel Hawthorne The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams In 1901, the word bondmaid was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday – The Dictionary of Lost Words

#BookSnapSunday – The Mother’s Promise

Three women, one girl and the vow that binds them Book Snap Sunday is a weekly photo-book challenge hosted by Sharon of Gum Trees and Galaxies. Each Sunday we try to post a creative snap of a book - one that we've read, are reading, or perhaps want to read. I have not read Sally … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday – The Mother’s Promise

#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