With September and the Labor Day (U.S.) holiday right around the corner, summer is beginning to wind down. (Although there’s a heat wave hitting my area, so summer seems to be trying to hold on.) But regardless of the weather, it seems like a good time to give an update on all my summer ’18 reading challenges. Continue reading “Summer ’18 Reading Challenges Update”
I’ve spent the majority of this past week in Brussels, Belgium learning, oddly enough, about the process of tapestry weaving. Continue reading “#BackpackEurope: On To Germany”
Continuing on my European literary adventure! (If you’re behind, catch up on my literary journey here and here and here.)
This past week and a half, I’ve been in Spain.* My trip to Spain lasted a bit longer than anticipated, but I’ve enjoyed every minute of it. Continue reading “From Spain Back to France”
If you’ve been following my #BackpackEurope adventure, you know that I arrived in Caen, Normandy, France on Monday. (Catch up on my entries here and here.)
Today I say au revoir to France as I head across the border to Spain.* Continue reading “Au Revoir France, Hola Spain!”
Welcome to Week 2 of the #BackpackEurope reading challenge.
I’m starting week 2 in France. Bonjour!
Last week, as you know, I flew into Heathrow and started my journey in England with Wuthering Heights. Although not a book I ended up liking, I can at least now say I’ve read it. (And bonus, I can mark it off my #GARbingo board.)
And go give my friends over at The Reader’s Room some love for creating and hosting this fun literary adventure! Continue reading “Vive Le France!”
On Monday, I started the Backpack Across Europe Summer 2018 Reading Challenge. This reading challenge, hosted by the awesome folks over at The Reader’s Room, is all about exploring Europe via literature.
The challenge has rules, special events, and travel obstacles making it like a virtual board game with reading. As you know, I opted to “fly”* into Heathrow on Monday and my literary journey started with English author Emily Brontë’s classic Wuthering Heights. Continue reading “#BackpackEurope: Week 1 Wrap-Up”
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about all the reading challenges I am doing. Yesterday started the #SFFTBR reading challenge and today starts the Backpack Across Europe Reading Challenge!
Continue reading “Backpacking Across Europe (In The Literary Sense): Day 1”