…is one you can't put down! Over the years our taste in books changes! As a child we were lucky enough to attend a school that was just over the road from a library - it wasn't a large one but you could order books from the Central Library!I read through just about all of the Cherry Ames Nurse books and I used to love books about boarding schools - Chalet School books especially! Alongside those we had a collection of Childrens classics Heidi, Black Beauty, Alice in Wonderland etc.. Of course I haven't forgotten my love of Enid Blyton books - Famous Five and Secret Seven - in fact I remember waiting for my Grandma to arrive one Christmas because I knew I would be getting the latest one.
I was also comic reader - Girl and Bunty being my two favourites. After that it was Dickens, Brontes, Little Women.
As I got older I enjoyed Thrillers and my aunt introduced me to Agatha Christie among others.
Then came college and I turned to cookery books as bedtime reading! I am still enjoying reading books about food (hubby bought me a new Nigel Slater for valentines Day)
Oh! Here I go rambling, sorry but I know my family will read this! When the boys were younger I used to read to them every day, sometimes several books one after the other. As they got older I got a chance to read some books I had missed - Stig of the Dump, The Silver Sword….Oh and Roald Dahl books, what fun!
I suppose I had better explain this wander through my reading habits! Tag Tuesday has opened up it's doors so to speak and the first challenge is 'Bookworm'
I would say that the title fits the person I have featured on my tag - Charlotte Bronte!
I cut this from a leaflet some time ago. I used some corrugated card for the tag, gessoed and spattered with brown paint. Everything alas here came from the little box that sits on my desk.
Oh!…and what am I reading at the moment? Alan Bennet's Untold Stories - only thing is it's making me laugh when I should be settling down to sleep!
I hope reading this hasn't sent you to sleep but revived some memories for you! What are your favourite books?
Thanks for looking, Chris