On a recent blog post, a reader left a comment that sparked the inspiration for this post. She said:
"I totally agree with you about priorities. Reading is pretty much my #1 love, so I know that if I don't get time to read in a day (or week) because I'm too busy, I need to sort my life out."
It really made me think about my own reading experiences.
As a teenager, I loved reading and I still do now. But back then, I read so many books. I'd spend an entire evening and go into the early hours of a morning finishing my favourite book.
When my studies at university got tougher and I started this blog alongside my MA course and a full-time job, reading slipped down my list of priorities.
So much so, that I can't remember the last time I read a full book from cover to cover.
And I mean an actual book. Sure I read online every day. I read magazines.
But you can't get lost in those, the way you can get lost in a good book.Read More