Protest and vigilance…

This week, I choose a deep powerful book by Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine and No Logo. With all the things happening around us and the surge of intolerance and rejection of differences, I strongly feel we need to do something and resist the nationalisms and protectionisms... This book is amazing for that, … Continue reading Protest and vigilance…


Traveling in my armchair

This week, I am in China with Inspector Chen 😉.  I discovered this serie while in France last October and wanted to read the original version - the books are written in English. This is the third book in the serie, lots of poetry, politics and ethnology too. I love to be immersed in a … Continue reading Traveling in my armchair

Summer reading

Summer is here, and even if the temperatures are over 30, I will not complain : I have been waiting for this for so long ! When the sun shines, I have so much more energy, ideas and will to do things ! I missed it... So even if I stay in the shade and … Continue reading Summer reading


Yarning along this week

Hi everyone ! It seems I am keeping this appointment of ours in the week, and I find this very enjoyable. Actually, this is not surprising as I love reading as much as I love playing with yarn... This week, I am reading "Alchemy of Herbs" by Rosalee de la Foret. I downloaded it on … Continue reading Yarning along this week


Reading and knitting : yarning along

This week, I am still busy with my Curious Handmade Shawl Society II Sprite's Fen shawl, and I do enjoy the soft alpaca wool, the calming colours and the repetitive pattern. It suits my mood, somehow ! I started a new book, found at my local library on the "new books" shelf. It is called … Continue reading Reading and knitting : yarning along


Yarning along

An Instagram friend and blogger experienced, Rachel, is hosting this #yarningalong idea : posting about what we are reading and making. I love this ! So here goes... (And if you want to read Rachel's post, it's here). This week I am reading Quiet, by Susan Cain, a book to help introverts navigate this noisy world. … Continue reading Yarning along