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Scratches on the table


I sit on the dining table, working on my laptop. I absently run my hand on the surface of the table, and realize that the surface has become rough and filled with scratches – the result of Bayblades tested on … Continue reading

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A good book


I have not been myself this week. My mind has been sucked into the pages of an ‘unputdownable’ book. This week, I live my normal life like an automaton. My brain, my attention and my senses have all been hijacked … Continue reading

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A bookworm’s journey


I remember some of the first books I read as a child. I must have been six or seven, when I got two books of the pop-up variety – one was Cinderella and the other was Snow White & the … Continue reading

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Bliss stop


I stand transfixed, like I do each time I am here. I am in one of my favourite bookstores, surrounded by hundreds of thousands of books. After a mean cup of coffee, a book store is the second best ‘bliss … Continue reading

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Overflowing bookshelves


Most days, we allow our lives to flow along, performing everyday chores and keeping our appointments.  Then again, some days, we wake up with a sense of purpose, where we plough through tasks and chores methodically, and feel a strong … Continue reading

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Bookworm silence….


Last night, both my children were reading, and when I asked them to go to bed, they pleaded repeatedly to be allowed more time to finish their books. Being a bookworm myself, I could not deny them that pleasure, so … Continue reading

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What is happiness?


What is happiness? Happiness is anything that gives you joy and peace. Happiness is inside each one of us and all around us in simple, everyday things… To me, happiness is…. ….watching a little puppy prancing around and greeting its … Continue reading

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A Muggle Spell


Both my children are voracious readers, my son, more so.  Many years ago my daughter went through the Harry Potter phase, and our home echoed with Potter stories and spells. My son is now going through the same phase. His … Continue reading

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Enid Blyton & A Cafe in London


Image courtesy -Wikipedia -Scones Many years ago, I was on a work assignment in London. Every weekend, I tried to see something of the city, and soon fell in love with it. With the city tour guidebook, I checked out … Continue reading

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From a bookworm


I am a bookworm. If I could, I would spend all my time with books, yellowed or frayed, dog-eared or shiny and new, from the library or from the bookstore. I could snuggle inside a book all day and feel … Continue reading

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