These are the books I read during the beautiful autumn months of April & May. I was going to attempt Stephen King's The Stand but I chickened out. I don't quite have the time for that many pages at the moment! Who are these people on YouTube who read it in 24 hours?! The Hidden… Continue reading FALL in love with these books
This month I've been doing a few hours at le bureau however I've still enjoyed a few good reads in my spare moments on the bus and the weekend! I am currently fascinated by 'The Hidden Life of Trees' so keep an eye out for my thoughts on that. Voici...my March reads: The Commando Way:… Continue reading MARCH your way through these titles!
You might recall I bought a Kindle! and so it only seemed fitting to download "Invent and Wander". The first half of the book is a collection of Jeff Bezos' shareholder letters whilst the second half explores his life and work through a range of interviews and speeches. I highly recommend getting your hands on (or… Continue reading Are you a visionary or missionary?
The Commando Way by Bram Connolly deserved a post of its own. This book is packed with lessons from a top Australian special forces commander that are applicable to any context. The most interesting thing about Bram is the fact that he is so much more than a commando: he is an author, has his… Continue reading Leadership lessons from a Commando
I swore I would never cheat on my books but I went and did it: I bought a Kindle Paperwhite. Some interesting observations about my experience with Amazon: The shopping experience is seamless. I quickly compared the Kindles, picked one and checked out within 5 minutes. Bonus points for offering up 3 other products that… Continue reading I bought a Kindle!
I've had a successful start to my year of reading! For the first time in a long time I took two and a half weeks of leave over the Christmas/New Year period. I think this is something I will plan to do every year as it was refreshing to properly switch off and recharge before… Continue reading BOOK HAUL: January
In 2020 I was lucky to be able to devote a lot more time to reading. I originally set my goal on Goodreads at 25 books which I thought was going to be a stretch (!) but after working from home for most of 2020 I soon found one of the greatest morning pleasures was… Continue reading My 2020 year in books