Despite having been reading for 10 hours, and getting through a tedious 300+ page book in the first few hours of the readathon, I seem to have run out of steam a bit. Not surprising as that book was basically lists of words and reading so many lists is quite draining. It took me a while to … Continue reading Readathon Hours 6-10 : Slow Goings
Man this has been the longest few hours of my life, but like a trooper I ploughed on through the 800 pages of random words from foreign languages, and oddities from various dialects. I Never Knew There Was a Word For That is not a book I would recommend for readathonning - at least not … Continue reading Readathon Hours 3-5 – One book down… phew!
Not such a great start in that I was sitting in a pub drinking cocktails and being distracted from reading by some interesting committee talk. Read only about 4% of my book, which is proving to be a disappointing read as it in fact seems to be repeating a lot of stuff from the previously … Continue reading Readathon Hour 2
I am here! I am starting my readathon. Unfortunately I am struggling with a naff internet connection in a pub, where I am currently half listening to the meeting of the convention I help run. Now I will begin reading my first book of the day. My laptop is not plugged in, and the connection … Continue reading Readathon April 2013 Hour 01! – It starts…
How to Teach Phil Beadle Paperback | 239 pages Phil Beadle is one amazing man. He is well known for his books on teaching, and his documentaries in which he transforms the lives of pupils through his teaching skills. I absolutely loved watching 'The Unteachables" where he really tried to connect to the pupils … Continue reading Review – How to Teach by Phil Beadle
` The Private Papers of Eastern Jewel Maureen Lindley Kindle format | 2008 | 308 pages I wasn't sure what drew me to this book. I suppose I found the cover interesting, with its bright red and its Asian theme. Then reading the blurb on the kindle store and seeing it was about a … Continue reading Review – The Private Papers of Eastern Jewel by Maureen Lindley
Who says I am not generous? Not only am I trying to raise money for Aid for Japan during this readathon (donate here please!) but I am also giving away some great books as prizes, donating most to the prize fund of the readathon team itself, but also (fingers crossed) giving some away on here … Continue reading Readathon – My prize donations