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I'm pretty tired, so the brain isn't functioning very well and this might be short!

1. What is your favorite kind of reading? Novels? Biographies? Mathematical textbooks?
Fiction of varying descriptions. I mainly read fantasy/sci-fi, mysteries, or romances, but I will read just about anything.

2. What do you like best about your favorite kind of reading? What keeps you coming back to that kind of book? Following a gripping story? Watching characters develop? Being educated about things and places you didn't know about? Letting your mind relax into someplace completely different?
Different things for different genres I suppose. Fantasy/sci-fi is obvious - it's an escape into a different world of magic and wonder. Mysteries are either the cosy amateur detective sort - comfort reading - or a puzzle - trying to work out whodunnit. Some books are educational - set in different times or places - some (like romances) are pure enjoyment, just like chocolate!

It's officially spring here (hurray!!). Our one solitary daffodil flower has bloomed and died already (we really don't have any flowers - I miss them!) but I'm celebrating the new season with a new header. Hope you like it!


  1. Love the new look! The flowers are so pretty. How's Polo?

  2. Ooooooh, love the new header!

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  4. What a beautiful new header.

    You need to come and visit me at my new house. We have fresias blooming madly out the front and I have plenty to share.

    I hope Polo's doing well.

  5. Hi Nicki, thats a perfect header for spring! I hope your weather has been as glorious as its been down here in the Bay the past few days - even did some gardening today for the first time in several months.

    (btw, my first Leanne's House block arrived yesterday too :))

  6. Anonymous9:03 pm

    The new header is very pretty!

    Hope Polo's doing OK.

  7. Love your new header, Nicki! (and I've been thinking of touching up my blog's look to reflect autumn!)


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