Autumn reading

As a child I would spend the autumn and winter evenings in the local library. We would get stickers for every book we read and I would spend the whole autumn – winter reading all types of books, collecting those stickers, the most I got one year was 37 stickers.

I still find the autumn and winter an exciting time to read, a time to connect with new ideas and new problems, we get to enjoy shorter nights and darker days and I have learned as I grew older to enjoy the warmth of the winter sun while I read. Then when it gets dark I don a sweater and press on til my hands are cold.

Published by NCS

reader of great literature, teller of tales, photographer of mostly awful snaps but on occasion I am half decent.

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