Creatures Of Habit

Every morning I go to my local coffee shop to do my blogging and social networking. I can just as easily make breakfast at home, but I’m in the habit of it, and it starts my working day well. The coffee shop is privately run by two charming Italians who have a proper Italian Gaggia […]

Halfway Through A Good Book

Slow Reader I’ve always had a slight problem with reading – I read the books I enjoy most very slowly. This becomes tricky when I’m reviewing novels or judging books for awards. And there are some writers – I won’t mention names – who write as if their words were housebricks, and I keep stubbing […]