How ( & how not) to move house in Italy

So I have moved house 4 times in the last 4 years, as a result, you would think that I would have learned to stop buying so many books in order to not end up with a broken back by the end of moving. While I have not become sensible regarding books I have gotten…

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HP Reading Challenge Update – Chapter 1

If you don't know what I'm talking about you can go read my first post on this here but basically, I'm trying to read 302 pages of Italian in 92 days and so far it is not going so well. It took me two and a half weeks to read the first chapter. Two and…

Albus Silente

Albus Silente non sembrava rendersi conto di essere appena arrivato in una strada dove tutto, dal suo nome ai sui stivali, risultava sgradito - Albus Dumbledore didn't seem to realise that he had arrived in a street where everything about him, from his name to his boots, was unwelcome. I really love this description, I think…

Enthusiasm

I am very good at starting project but even better at abandoning them halfway through or even worse slowly doing less and less until they remain unfinished and half forgotten. So this should be interesting for this project... sorry! I am fairly determined to read this bloody book this time though. I really need to…

A Simple Favour

Despite naming this blog My Library and other Mischief there have been remarkably few posts about the books I've been reading. This is largely because I fell into a book rut where I couldn't seem to finish anything for ages and also didn't want to read anything on my to-be-read shelf. But I'm getting back…