Words, Proverbs and Meanings

The meanings of words change over time. Awful began as a shortening for 'full of awe', in other words, inspiring wonder or fear. It has mutated to now be a tired word for something unpleasant. Although changing, on occasions a word will retain something of its original meaning. Elope was first used to described a … Continue reading Words, Proverbs and Meanings

One Minute Book Review – Sun on the Stubble by Colin Thiele

The first time I laughed out loud while reading a book in public occurred reading Sun on the Stubble on the tram home from school, aged twelve. Although considered a children’s book, this is one book that I am happy to read again and again. Bruno Gunther is the youngest son of a hardworking German … Continue reading One Minute Book Review – Sun on the Stubble by Colin Thiele