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Archive for August 2015

A Room Without Books

  I agree with Cicero. Of course, it depends on what type of room we are talking about – for instance, I like to keep my bedroom for sleeping, although I know many people love to read in bed. Pretty much any other room is likely to have books – lots of them, strewn all over the place, several at various stages of being read. The soul is the realm of the mind (books teach us) of the emotions (books read more ...

There is No Friend As Loyal as a Book

Do you agree with Ernest Hemingway that there is no friend as loyal as a book? Leave your comment on our Facebook Page. read more ...

Origins of Words and Expressions

Have you ever used a word or an expression and wondered, “Why do we say that? Where did it come from?” I find the English language fascinating, and I love to discover the origins of the words and expressions that we use. Here are a few that I have discovered: Potholes – we all hate it when we are driving down the road and hit a hole, but have you ever wondered why they are called “potholes”? In mediev read more ...
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