Tag Archives: Jostein Gaarder

World Book Day

Today is World Book Day, a celebration of books, authors, reading – three of my favourite things and this year they are celebrating 20 years of encouraging children to read. So many books written and read in this time. There … Continue reading

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Do you want to live forever?

I’m crawling out of my holiday reading chair to pose an existential question. I am re-reading Norwegian writer Jostein Gaarder‘s book Maya for the umpteenth time. This book is one of my all time favourites and my edition happens to … Continue reading

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Madrid

It has been a wish of mine to go to Madrid since I read the wonderful Maya by Norwegian author Jostein Gaarder many years ago and this half-term I finally got the chance to go. Lots of experiences. Lots of … Continue reading

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Dreams of Madrid

Ever since I read the Norwegian writer Jostein Gaarder’s book Maya, I have thought about going to Madrid and visit the Prado museum to look at the Goya paintings, he describes so beautiful in the book. Now it finally looks as … Continue reading

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