My fellow Reading Addicts,
Have you ever felt like you just want the ground to open up and swallow you whole?
Have you made a quip that fell flat, or did something a bit odd and you weren’t quite sure why you did it?
Do you have nightmares about social gatherings and the pressures of societal norms?
Then these books are for you!
Disclaimer: unfortunately these are not real books.
I know, I wish they were too.
Words can be a wonder.
Sometimes, however, our words can make ridiculous jokes, we can interpret things the wrong way, and laugh at images conjured where they were not intended.
This is one of those times. Welcome to the world of unintentional innuendo…
If you were in any doubt then the full trailer of Hulu’s adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale should push that away as producers promise to bring all the gritty events in the book to life. Read More
When you read a poem, you can experience it through all your senses and that is something Haiku specifically tries to do. Haiku poems are usually about nature and include vivid images portrayed through the mention of colours, seasons or animals. These season words called kigo indicate a particular time of the year. Winter may be indicated by the use of words like ‘snow’ or ‘bare tree’; Summer by references to ‘sky’ or ‘heat’. Read More
Unfortunately we couldn’t include the answer “All of them!” that some of you offered, but instead we have collected and collated all your other answers and here are the results.
I hate shopping, it’s my least favourite thing in all the world, but give me a bookshop, especially a second hand one, and I could wander for hours! Read More