I’ve had a lovely month. Books, birthday, wedding, I feel invigorated (even with a horrible cold).

Unfortunately, I just haven’t wanted to blog this month and, for the most part, writing anything here has been a struggle. I’m hoping that August will see me interested once more, although I suspect it will take the temperature to drop and the nights to darken before I am.

If you came to this post via the home page, you’ll have noticed a floating Yoda, it took me far too long to realise how he did it. Can you tell me?

Currently Reading:

Cat’s Eye by Margaret Atwood
The Odyssey by Homer
Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson



I’ve Read:

  1. Orient by Christopher Bollen
  2. Trollhunters by Guillermo del Toro
  3. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard
  4. Greensleeves by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
  5. Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
  6. Paper Towns by John Green
  7. Lundy, Rockall, Dogger, Fair Isle: A Celebration of the Islands Around Britain by Mathew Clayton
  8. The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
  9. Moving by Jenny Eclair

How was your literary July?

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Jenny @ Reading the End

I could not figure out how floating Yoda did it, but I looked it up and was aided by diagrams to understand. That’s neat! I love street performers as long as they never ever try to interact with me because then I get nervous and do not know how to react.

Happy August! (nearly)


I’m impressed by how much you’ve read this month :-)


Ahahha that image.

I hope you can feel more inspired to post some updates soon.

The Joy Luck Club! <3

Literary Relish

I’m going with…he’s stood on a platform under his skirt that’s held up by the post/staff he’s holding………………………don’t think that would hold me!! :-O!!


I *did* know how they did it, but have forgotten. Literary Relish’s answer rings a bell. I was going to ask you about Paper Towns when I saw it in City Books. What did you think?