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Book Club #2 – Anansi Boys

If you remember, not too long ago I wrote about The Shock Of The Fall, and how I was taking part (and organising) a book club at work. That first meeting went well. We were only three people, but we had a lot of different ideas and feelings about the book. I think, no matter how many people take part, the most interesting thing about book clubs is listening to how different people understood the same book in different ways. There were some points of view I hadn’t considered, and it helped me understand the book better. As a second book, I selected one of my favourite authors, after a couple of people suggested him. I’ve read a few titles by Neil Gaiman. I’m still in the process of finishing The Sandman series, which I started in Spanish back when I lived in Madrid, and then re-read (and re-bought) in English when I moved to London. I’m not sure which books I’ve read before or after others, but I’ve liked pretty much every single story. …

A trick of three notes

This week has been an interesting one. As you know, I kick-started the training session, which left me achy for the whole week. It serves me right, though, maybe next time I won’t leave it for as long. Still, it was good aches, the right kind. Work was very busy, but I enjoyed the week. Some projects I had been working on for ages were put on hold, but other that came unexpectedly came out quite right, so I’m happy about the overall outcome. I’m also finding I like designing logos more and more! On Wednesday, my team and I finally had our Christmas team outing. We had decided to postpone it, since we didn’t have much time before the holidays. Our boss had kept it secret, so we had no idea what we were going to do, or where! It was quite exciting, I must say, although I was worried I wasn’t going to like it. I tried, however, to keep an open mind (read be quietly judgmental if it wasn’t to my liking). …