3/365/2018 Aragog by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Ruby has a rule for Harry Potter: if you want to watch the film you have to read the book. This was the case with The Philosopher's Stone - which she loved reading and watching - and will be an ongoing rule through all of the [...]
313/365 Bookworm by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA I am a big fan of the digital world. So many of the old ways of doing stuff are now done - better - in a digital, online world. However, I've never been a big of reading books on digital devices. I can read short stuff [...]
303/365 Reading by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Ruby has a book to read every day after school. The current one is about a robot made from bits of scrap metal. She's liking it a lot, though it's no Harry Potter.
247/365 Pages by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA I have a tendency for reading very long books. They take me an age to get through, but I often choose lengthy fantasy epics, rather than shorter form books. I'm nearing the end of the Wheel of Time books (just two left to read) but I [...]
"184/365 The boy who lived" by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Proud day alert: Ruby has started reading Harry Potter. She's very excited! There are a lot of words longer than she's used to in these books, so she's starting off each chapter then I'm finishing them off. She is loving it so far.
Childhood vaccines, autism and the dangers of group think Wallace has run smack into an abiding, perhaps growing, phenomenon of the Internet Age: Citizens armed with information are sure they know better. Readers who brush up against expertise believe they have become experts. The common man rebels against the notion that anyone -- not professionals, [...]
The last few years have seen me reading fewer and fewer books. There are only so many hours in the day and my reduced book-reading activity seems to have been replaced with an increased internet-browsing addiction. I've also been watching less television too. Less TV is probably a good thing but fewer books perhaps not [...]