As prescribed by Paulina Constancia

Bookworm Bytes 4: Evolving from Lawyer to Librarian

Today we listen to Singaporean Archana Patel and the story of how she transformed herself from a lawyer specialising in matrimonial law into a librarian-curator of her on-line book rental business. How … Continue reading

November 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Bookworm Bytes 3: Thoughts on Edinburgh’s Mysterious Book Sculptures

From a book club in Texas we now head to a poetry library in Scotland. Colin Waters, Communications Manager of the Scottish Poetry Library (SPL), shares with us his thoughts on the … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bookworm Bytes 1: Reflecting on Kruithof’s Book Wall

Welcome to a new week here on DDoA! This week we bring you “BOOKWORM BYTES: Snippets from the Lives of Book Lovers”  DDoA has invited 5 bookworms to share their … Continue reading

November 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

LiTREEture 5: Horan & The Trees that Inspired America’s Literary Greats

Preview the book on AMAZON Welcome to Day 5 of LiTREEture here on DDoA! Today I bring you author Richard Horan’s obssession with trees, but not just any tree- the … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

LiTREEture 4: Forrest and Jenny’s tree

Welcome to Day 4 of LiTREEture here on DDoA! Today we focus on the tree on (& around) which Forrest Gump and Jenny Curran spent a lot of time together in … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

LiTREEture 3: Anne Frank’s Chestnut Tree

Welcome to Day 3 of LiTREEture here on DDOA! Today we remember Anne Frank and her Chestnut tree. Who is Anne? from The Anne Frank Centre USA“Born on June 12, … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

LiTREEture 2: Silverstein’s GIVING TREE

Welcome to Day 2 of LiTREEture here on DDOA! Today we learn about Shel Silverstein‘s book “The Giving Tree”. Excerpts from: THE GIVING TREE by Shel Silverstein Once there was … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

LiTREEture 1: Kilmer’s TREES

Cover of Joyce Kilmer’s 1914 poetry collection Image Source Welcome to a new week here on DDoA! After learning about Singapore’s Super Trees last week, I was inspired to do … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Keeping Christ in Christmas 1: The Christmas Story

I have ecumenical beliefs which means I respect people of all faiths. However, I just want to ask you to take a moment to reflect on this: If December 25th … Continue reading

December 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Tribute to the Women I Admire- (1) – Isabel Allende

March 8 is International Women’s Day. So this week March 5-10, I will present a tribute to some of the women-artists that I admire for their great passion, dedication and … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · Leave a comment