World Book Night 2011

The title says it all, really. After World Book Day on Thursday, we had World Book Night last night, a huge giveaway of a million books across the country. I discovered the Brighton event was at the Jubilee Library starting at 8 (though there had been events all day), and I toddled along to see what I could see. Continue reading

Approaching spring

As we near the middle of February, it’s clear that spring is on its way. If you ignore the sometimes bitter cold and take a look around, you might see a few snowdrops (as I did this morning when I took a short cut through the Pavilion Gardens) or some daffodils trying their hardest to push through. After what was apparently the coldest December on record, it’s nice to see some evidence of Mother Nature turning her wheel and bringing us all closer to the warmth once more. Continue reading