Well April was at least a little better than March for reading but not much. I did read and finish John Bercow's memoir Unspeakable, which I quite enjoyed, although the details of UK political life won't be everyone's cup of tea. During the on going Brexit debacle I became intrigued by the UK parliaments controversial … Continue reading April reading summary – nature and memoirs
A Finnish ski patrol, lying in the snow on the outskirts of a wood in Northern Finland, on the alert for Russian troops, 12 January 1940.public domainhttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_War_in_Finland,_1940_HU55566.jpg Sisu, (pronounced see-su), a special kind of fortitude that emerges when you have passed the point of what you think you can bear and yet you go on … Continue reading The Finnish secret to life – Sisu
Just thought I should post a quick February reading catch up, so anyone who is participating in the Gaia reading challenge can post links in the comments if they would like. It was a bit of a slow reading month for me with only three books read and only one that can be counted as … Continue reading February Reading and Gaia reading challenge.