Reading Countries: Journey to Portugal

All things going well, in exactly one month from today, I’ll be saddling up my trusted ‘Steppenwolf’ and start cycling. Viva Portugal, here we come! What better way to prepare for an upcoming journey, than to read about the destination? Not just travel books – novels, travelogues, short stories, crime fiction, anything goes… After aContinue reading “Reading Countries: Journey to Portugal”

World Book Day

Yesterday, 23 April was World Book Day. It was created by the UNESCO to celebrate books and the love of reading, and as a worldwide tribute to authors and books. It is also the anniversary of the deaths of William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes, both in 1616, and inspired by the Catalan custom to exchangeContinue reading “World Book Day”