This year I will read and write. Recklessly, generously, emotionally, widely, loudly and selfishly. I’m looking forward to sharing with you all. The lovely LH Johnson sums it up beautifully here.
Happy New Year folks!
(With obvious inspiration due to Daniel Pennac)
1. Read Recklessly
Read books when you have no time to read; read them in snatches on the bus, whilst waiting for the kettle to boil, whilst the adverts are on. Read them recklessly and with abandon and dangerously and interlace these texts into your life. Jam a paperback into your bag. Make the packed lunch and tuck in chapter fourteen. Read on the run, on the go, read recklessly and hopelessly and hungrily.
2. Read Anything
Read books that are books, books that aren’t books, books that are words on the back of the HP sauce bottle and compose a message from them and drop them it into the sea, wrapped in a bottle and sealed with candle-wax. Read an adventure on the back of the soap packet, wrap words around you, read books for girls, books for boys, books for adults, books about toys…
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