Day 351 – Speed Reading

I'm an avid reader, and I always like to think of myself as a quick one – if I like a book I can devour it in seemingly no time at all, but I've always been curious if I can go faster. Today's new thing is a little similar to the speed typing test I… Continue reading Day 351 – Speed Reading

Day 160 – Proofreading

Buoyed by my online volunteering success last week, I decided to look for further volunteering work. I found a whole host of different opportunities, some I've bookmarked for the future, but today Project Gutenberg caught my eye. Project Gutenberg is an initiative where volunteers digitise old books where the copyright has expired and turned them… Continue reading Day 160 – Proofreading

Day 125 – Book folding

A great source of new things for me has been my parent's next-door neighbour and family friend, Hazel. I've had numerous weird and wacky suggestions from her, but also some gems that I've been looking forward to trying – today's new thing is one example of that. My mum and Hazel went for afternoon tea… Continue reading Day 125 – Book folding

Day 94 – Audiobook

I'm an avid, and quick, reader, and love to have a good book on the go at all times. When the city library announced it was closing due to the Coronavirus situation, meaning a very extended loan-period, I stocked up on as many books as I could: the "to-be-read" pile at home soon got a… Continue reading Day 94 – Audiobook

Day 71 – Books That Matter box

I'm not sure where or when I found Books That Matter but I'm so glad I did. I've never had a subscription box of any kind so I was very excited to try this one. Books That Matter is a monthly book subscription box made by women, for women. Established in 2018, their aim is… Continue reading Day 71 – Books That Matter box