Monthly Archives: June 2011

Other good reading to be found

My uncle Don and aunt Gaye travelled to Europe last year, and I have just been re-reading one of their emails.  Excellent travel writing, beautiful photographs and lots to chuckle over.  They sent these emails to family and friends … … Continue reading

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Alas Anna

Anna Karenina has fallen by the wayside … both in fiction and in my library list.   Instead I am enjoying Jennifer Egan‘s “A visit from the goon squad”.  The crowd of characters drifting through the novel has prompted me … Continue reading

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Things found in the road

A purple jube … almost on the centre line in Vautier St, Napier. (Note to non-Kiwis : a jube is a soft jelly sweet covered in sugar … delicious … especially when they are purple.) PS If I was really … Continue reading

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