Another reading challenge?!

I was in two minds as to whether I should share yet another reading challenge for fear of running over old ground. But I had such success with my 2017 reading challenge, I had no reservations continuing in the same vein for 2018. Once again Popsugar released yet another inspiring list of 40 book prompts to broaden your literary horizons and I jumped thoroughly on board at the start of the year.

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Book worm

I love it when I actually stick to my goals! I never thought in a million years I’d manage to read 20 books this year given my previous track record. But here I am, in the follow up to this post, counting down the last 10 books on my list.

I say the ‘last’, but seeing as it’s barely three-quarters of the way through the year I’ve upped my reading challenge to a whopping 30 books – completely achievable if I keep up the momentum! I’m still keeping on with my Kindle, Audible (great to knit along to) and common-or-garden books (my favourites) to help me stay on track.

So here are the ‘next’ 10 books on my list, and here’s hoping I’ll close down this blog post series in December having read my 30th book of 2016! Continue reading

Knitters – Audible is your new best friend

My two main hobbies, knitting and reading don’t really go hand in hand (quite literally). I’ll admit I’m a sucker for seeing a well laid out ‘top down’ view of a squishy ball of yarn alongside¬†a Kindle mid-chapter. I’ve even been partial to posting such images¬†myself, but confession… I cannot read and knit at the same time. I’ve tried and it hurts my brain.Audible | Shortrounds Knitwear Continue reading