• Read-A-Thon

    The End of the Year Read-a-thon: Days 6 to 9

    This past few days seem to have flown by and I managed to miss the watershed moment of my read-a-thon efforts: I finished a book! I know, quite the achievement. I honestly am in awe of the people that are…

  • Read-A-Thon

    The End of the Year Read-a-Thon: Friday 13th!

    I’m actually in no way superstitious but have coincidentally chosen Friday 13th as my hibernation evening.  I’m no longer attending my work’s Christmas party (because I’m leaving in February and I don’t need that much awkwardness in my life just before Christmas)…

  • Read-A-Thon

    The End of Year Reading Cram: Go, go, GO!

    The End of the Year Read-a-thon is here! It was only a couple of weeks ago that I finally decided to tag along on this particular read-a-thon but I kind of feel like I’ve been waiting for it for ages. …

  • Read-A-Thon

    The End of the Year Read-A-Thon: Sign-up

    Fine, I’ll admit it – when it comes to blog events that my blog friends are taking part in, I have no resistance and am weak and suggestible.  If Hanna, Ellie, Katie and Bex have signed up to this read-a-thon,…

  • Dewey,  Read-A-Thon

    Dewey’s Read-A-Thon Wrap-up

    I think that went as well as I probably should have anticipated when I randomly decided to sign up yesterday lunchtime.  It turns out that activities that span 24 hours do require a little more planning than, “Hey, look! Everybody’s…

  • Dewey,  Read-A-Thon

    Dewey Read-A-Thon Hours 3 to 6/7ish: 15.00 to 19.00

    Let’s talk STATS, read-a-thoners!  And hummus. Hours 3 to 6: 15:00 – 19:00 Total pages read: 128 Hours spent reading: Haven’t a clue…probably about 3 hours properly concentrating Hours since last sleep: 9 Books finished: 0 Coffee count: 2 and…

  • Dewey,  Read-A-Thon

    Dewey Read-A-Thon Hours 1 and 2: 13.00 to 15.00

    After randomly deciding to join in at 13.05, I’ve had a good couple of hours.  Obviously I got a little bit distracted by Twitter (reading with a smartphone on your lap can be counter-productive…) and by stopping by some of…