16th January – Silas Marner

Silas Marner is the first George Eliot book I’ve read and it won’t be the last. I saw the book on sale in a second-hand bookshop in Campbell River on Vancouver Island and thought I should buy the book to see whether I would enjoy reading it. Well, reader, I did. It’s difficult to writeContinue reading “16th January – Silas Marner”

13th January

I finished the Magic in the Landscape today by Nigel Pennick. The book is a very gentle introduction to the layout of the landscape showing how little of the original still remains. When archaeologists move stone circles away from the construction of a new road, then they inevitably change the orientation of the circle andContinue reading “13th January”