Reblog Wednesday: why picture books matter

Every now and then I’ll be reposting bookish musings that I wrote for my previous blogs and research. This sentimental little piece was inspired by a fun morning tidying the children’s section at work. “A children’s story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children’s story in the slightest.” C. S. … More Reblog Wednesday: why picture books matter

Mini review: The Saffron Road by Christine Toomey

The Saffron Road is as good an introduction to Buddhism as I can imagine, but then I am a complete novice. Everything in this book was new to me. As Toomey traverses the world meeting nuns from different backgrounds, she weaves in and out of the religion’s social, political and ethical history. You get a … More Mini review: The Saffron Road by Christine Toomey