Daily Archives: August 7, 2022

Reflecting on Reading

Sunday afternoon sitting reading

A World Apart

It seems that a good part of each day now is spent reading. I always manage to slip some time in for this very pleasant task(?).. And a winter’s Sunday, with nothing planned, is the perfect time to devote a day to reading.

Today I read “The Mist” by Ragnar Jonasson, another writer new to me.  I picked up the book on the way out of the library the other day and I am pleased that I did.  

Jonasson is an Icelandic writer and from Mr Google, I learned “Ragnar is the co-founder of the Reykjavik international crime writing festival Iceland Noir. From the age of 17, Ragnar translated 14 Agatha Christie novels into Icelandic. Ragnar has appeared on festival panels worldwide and lives in Reykjavik. Ragnar has a law degree and works as an investment banker in Reykjavik, in addition to teaching law at Reykjavik University.

“Ragnar is the co-founder…

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Three Books Aren’t Too Many

Chris adds herFiveWord Friday and directs us to the third member of this group.


Yesterday on AWA Five Word Friday, the first Friday of each month where we describe in Five Words exactly, our life or thoughts in the moment. This is the brain child of my partner here at AWA and LA our New York blogging friend.

So you get to read JB’s Five Word Friday the day before you get to read ours, her side of the world occurring one day before ours. BTW LA’s today isBarcelona is an awesome place!Sorta gives you an idea about where she is currently. And JB’s isTime out from Care Home.

It wasn’t difficult to come up with my five words.

Three Books Aren’t Too Many

Below are the three from my library, on my iPad.

I’ve been in a Jeffery Deaver kind of mood, having just finished his latestThe Midnight Lock.

James Patterson by James Pattersoncaught my eye –…

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