This wrap-up might be two weeks late but I can at the very least promise you that I did a solid amount of reading. I felt on top of the world at the end of October, quite sure that I had read at least 971 books in the month, but was a little crushed to see it was just eight. But you know what? Eight will do me fine.
Welcome back to Past to Paper! Hi, hello, howdy. It’s been a while. I do apologise. The thing with travelling is that whilst it’s marvellous it completely throws my blogging routines (YES I’VE BEEN BACK FOR AGES BUT SHUSH YOU IN THE BACK CORNER). The truth is that these posts take an enormous amount of effort to put together and thus I have only just plucked up the courage to tackle them again. I can’t leave my friendly potatoes (that’s you) missing your history classes. TODAY we are going to learn about The Great Fire of London which happened in 1666.
Past to Paper is a monthly feature on Upside-Down Books run by a young, Australian history buff. History can be an intimidating topic for many and knowledge of the past is severely limited for the majority. This features aims to make history fun, spark interest, and increase awareness of the past and how it could be brought to paper in an enjoyable way other than the sometimes unapproachable genre of Historical Fiction. It’s time to learn.
I’m hoping that I’ll be able to get to quite a few books in November, but then again I always say that and do I ever really stick to my TBR? No, no I do not. But it’s still terribly fun to make. Continue reading
You could say that I didn’t get completely out of control in October when it came to books . . . but my haul sure makes it look like I did. I have wonderful excuses to reason why I accrued so many books, though. And if I have excuses, then all is well. Continue reading
That’s right! It’s my second blogoversary – how on earth have I been here for two years? That seems insane. True to myself, I did not have a post actually scheduled for today because why be organised when you can wing it? Right? HOWEVER – I’m going to do a mashup post of a bit of a Q&A with some questions YOU guys have asked, and a general blabbering of how exciting this is.