Posts Tagged ‘Reading’

This is an art installation by the Swedish artist Susanna Hesselberg, called When My Father Died It Was Like a Whole Library Had Burned Down.

My Modern Met’s blog describes it asa library that plunges into an infinite abyss. Visible only from above ground, the intriguing installation is inconspicuously marked and, from a distance, looks as though it’s just a square frame laying on the grass. As viewers approach it, however, they can easily see the stacks of books descending into the earth. Its compact structure is reminiscent of a mining shaft or water well with no apparent bottom.” – http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/susanna-hesselberg-descending-underground-library

“When My Father Died It Was Like a Whole Library Had Burned Down” – by Susanna Hesselberg (via My Modern Met – click image for link to website)

Hello!

It’s 1st July, and My June Reading Challenge 2015 officially ended yesterday!

I have to say that I didn’t complete it! These were my aims and the progress I made:

  1. Finish reading at least 2 partly-read books – Unsuccessful
  2. Read at least 2 unread books (and finish them!) – 2 done!
  3. Re-read at least 1 book which I haven’t already read this year – in the middle of 1!

At least, I’m 2 books down from the unread book pile! I’m just going to carry on the books I need to get finished!

What I am currently reading:

“Holy Fools” by Joanne Harris

Other bookish things:

1) I didn’t realise it was Independent Bookshop Week 2015 this week until yesterday when I logged onto Twitter and discovered fellow book lovers celebrating by doing a bookshop crawl! I was in Edinburgh this weekend and was planning to do visit some bookshops but I got distracted and didn’t actually make it to a single bookshop! Oops! To be fair, I’m trying to read the books I already have before I buy any more, so even though I support bookshops most of the time anyway, I just won’t be buying books this week! I hope you enjoyed your bookshop crawls if you did do one!

2) I’m almost at the end of My June Reading Challenge 2015 and this is my progress so far:

  1. Finish reading at least 2 partly-read books
  2. Read at least 2 unread books (and finish them!) – 2 done!
  3. Re-read at least 1 book which I haven’t already read this year – in the middle of 1!

Punny Image of the Week:

Via Grammarly on Twitter

I love the images Grammarly comes up with!