The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli

  3.5 stars (not very engaging) Ooo moving this from my tbr section – It arrived today!!!! So far so good!  Quite small for a hardback and the translation from Italian into English is perhaps not the finest, but early days.  It was recommended by a quantum physicist so I thought I would give it a try! Review I think this book did not translate well … Continue reading The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli

After great pain, a formal feeling comes By Emily Dickinson

(I love her work….yes I felt like this recently) After great pain, a formal feeling comes – The Nerves sit ceremonious, like Tombs – The stiff Heart questions ‘was it He, that bore,’ And ‘Yesterday, or Centuries before’? The Feet, mechanical, go round – A Wooden way Of Ground, or Air, or Ought – Regardless grown, A Quartz contentment, like a stone – This is … Continue reading After great pain, a formal feeling comes By Emily Dickinson

Setting a reading challenge

What works for me is to read non-factual books in hard copy and a fiction on kindle.  The two different modes of delivery help make a clear demarcation between the factual reading and the fiction reading; Cosmos/ The Martian are my two first reading materials. I wonder how many I will read within the next two months…….On Goodreads I have aimed for a minimum of … Continue reading Setting a reading challenge