My Photo

2023

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

2017

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

Cornflower book group

« Beyond the Thirty-Nine Steps | Main | Small Days and Nights »

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Mary

Thanks for the links. I must say I understand the reason to choose writing in a notebook vs. typing the same information in one's phone/laptop. A completely different feeling emerges when reading notes in your own handwriting vs. the same notes in a somewhat soulless electronic font. As Robert Macfarlane indicates, going back over months and years of his various notebooks, the very tactile notebook with its faded print, watermarks, items tossed in, etc. brings back a moment in time in a way an electronic device simply cannot do.

cath

Fascinating to see and read about Robert Macfarlane's notebooks for Underland. The more I read about his new book the more I want to read it. Will you read it?

Cornflower

I so agree.

Cornflower

Yes, I'm very much looking forward to it.

LizF

Oh well, if no one else is going to admit it, I will confess to adoring Game of Thrones - it has been unmissable viewing for me since the first series!
I never could resist dragons (blame fairy tales, Tolkien and Anne McCaffrey) but the wonderful characters and scope of story telling -the absorbing breadth of it, so different from everything else on the TV at the time - was utterly irresistible.
I did start reading George R R Martin's books and thoroughly enjoyed them, but I stopped when the TV series storyline started to diverge from the source deciding to go with the series.
Now that we are only three episodes from the end on screen, I am dusting my copies off so I won't feel completely exiled from Westeros!

Cornflower

Thanks, Liz, I shall have to see what I've missed!

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

Blackwell's

Please note

  • Sidebar book cover thumbnail pictures are affiliate links to Amazon, and the storefront links to Blackwell's and The Book Depository are also affiliated; should you purchase a book directly through those links, I will receive a small commission. Older posts may also contain affiliate links to one of those bookshops. I am not paid to produce content and all opinions are my own.

A request

  • If you wish to use any original images or content from this site, please contact me.

The Book Depository

  • Free Delivery on all Books at the Book Depository

Cornflower Book Group: read

2010

2009

Statcounter 2

  • Statcounter 2