2014 is the year of reading women, however the bigger percentage of authors are male! Should we really just be encouraging reading or encouraging women to fight the good fight of becoming a writer and making their dreams a reality? This year the Guardian wrote an article that explored the issue that “female authors are … Continue reading The Year of Reading Women, but women don’t make up most of the author percentage.
Jeremy Jeremy Jeremy! I have to say this is more of a ranting response than a well formed argument however, he’s stepped on a tiny nerve deliberately winding up poets… It’s pretty silly actually, why doesn’t Jeremy Paxman encourage “ordinary” people (whoever he means by “ordinary”) to engage with poets and poetry? Poetry is … Continue reading No Witty Title Here – it’s Too Poetic and Incomprehensible.
This is my trunk, currently, it holds over fifty books – last time I counted (last year) it was around fifty-odd – I kept losing count. My collection of books just keeps growing and growing and I think that maybe I’m a hoarder, or book materialistic, or simply just a book lover who refuses … Continue reading The Bookroom