Day to Night Reading Challenge with @HudLib

University of Huddersfield is running a really interesting reading challenge over on it's twitter (@HudLib) and instagram (@HudLib) The challenge is to see how many books you can read between #WorldBookDay and #WorldBookNight (that's 7th of March till the 23rd of April) that contain the following themes: Day Morning Midday or Lunch Afternoon Evening or … Continue reading Day to Night Reading Challenge with @HudLib

Christmas Read-a-Long – Greenshaw’s Folly

THE ADVENTURES OF THE CHRISTMAS PUDDING AGATHA CHRISTIE There are six short stories featuring two of Agatha Christie's most beloved detectives - Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. The plan is that we shall read one a week in the build up to Christmas BLURB Raymond West's niece is invited by an elderly recluse to help compile … Continue reading Christmas Read-a-Long – Greenshaw’s Folly

Christmas Read-a-Long – The Dream

THE ADVENTURES OF THE CHRISTMAS PUDDING AGATHA CHRISTIE There are six short stories featuring two of Agatha Christie's most beloved detectives - Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. The plan is that we shall read one a week in the build up to Christmas BLURB Hercule Poirot is slightly reluctant to answer a letter demanding his services … Continue reading Christmas Read-a-Long – The Dream

Christmas Read-a-Long – Four and Twenty Blackbirds

THE ADVENTURES OF THE CHRISTMAS PUDDING AGATHA CHRISTIE There are six short stories featuring two of Agatha Christie's most beloved detectives - Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. The plan is that we shall read one a week in the build up to Christmas BLURB Hercule Poirot is about to tuck into a very traditional English supper … Continue reading Christmas Read-a-Long – Four and Twenty Blackbirds

Christmas Read-a-Long –

THE ADVENTURES OF THE CHRISTMAS PUDDING AGATHA CHRISTIE There are six short stories featuring two of Agatha Christie's most beloved detectives - Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. The plan is that we shall read one a week in the build up to Christmas BLURB ‘One looks for humanity in these matters’ Pretty Lily Margrave, smart little … Continue reading Christmas Read-a-Long –

Christmas Read-a-Long – The Mystery of the Spanish Chest

THE ADVENTURES OF THE CHRISTMAS PUDDING AGATHA CHRISTIE There are six short stories featuring two of Agatha Christie's most beloved detectives - Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. The plan is that we shall read one a week in the build up to Christmas BLURB Major Hastings and Hercule Poirot are not interested in the case of … Continue reading Christmas Read-a-Long – The Mystery of the Spanish Chest

Christmas Read-a-Long – The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding

  THE ADVENTURES OF THE CHRISTMAS PUDDING AGATHA CHRISTIE There are six short stories featuring two of Agatha Christie's most beloved detectives - Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. The plan is that we shall read one a week in the build up to Christmas BLURB In this delightful tale, an Eastern Prince arrives in England with … Continue reading Christmas Read-a-Long – The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding

Christmas Read-a-Long 2015

As November draws to a middle, it's time to get excited for our Christmas Read-a-Long! For the last few years, we've embraced the festive spirit via fiction (because OF COURSE!) and this year will be no different...despite my protestations to the contrary! Last year, White Swan settled on Julius Ceasar, after our brilliant Augustus read. Previously, we … Continue reading Christmas Read-a-Long 2015

The Story of the Other Wise Man – Henry Van Dyke

Originally posted in 1895, this beautiful story has become part of our Christmas lore.  The links lead to a HTML version of the story by Project Gutenberg. The Story of the Other Wise Man Henry Van Dyke   Who seeks for heaven alone to save his soul, May keep the path, but will not reach … Continue reading The Story of the Other Wise Man – Henry Van Dyke

Christmas Read-a-long 2014 – Act 05

THE TRAGEDY OF JULIUS CAESAR WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE WC - 08th of Dec 2014 - ACT 05 Scene 01 - The Plains of Philippi Scene 02 - The field of Battle Scene 03 - Another part of the Field Scene 04 - Another part of the Field Scene 05 - Another part of the Field (it's … Continue reading Christmas Read-a-long 2014 – Act 05