Last week saw the wrap-up of Asian Lit Bingo and I am so grateful for the organizers of this challenge! It’s an awesome way to promote and encourage the reading of books by Asian authors and I loved that the bingo topics made me challenge myself to read books I may not have tried or heard of, if not for the challenge! I didn’t do too badly with my challenge and I do want to continue finding and reading books to fill up the rest of the squares!
Also, we went hiking again! This time to the lovely Coyote Hills which overlooks the Dumbarton bridge and the bay. It was a bit more challenging than last week’s hike and I’m proud to say the kids did great! At last week’s hike, the 6yo declared he was tired after climbing up the hill (the 4yo wanted to keep going!). This time the path was quite steep (if not steeper), a lot further and had a lot of loose stones on the downward path. But they were raring to go and still had energy after to check out the park’s Bird and Butterfly Festival where they made butterfly pins and bee houses. It was definitely a fun Sunday.
(Saturday though, was unfortunately for me, a migraine day. I usually can manage my migraines – I get them every so often – but this one just came out of nowhere and hit me hard and I had to go lie down and close my eyes in a darkened room).
Mind MGMT Vol 2
More Gilmore Girls. The last episode of Top Gear (I must say that the season has definitely improved a lot and while I’m still not a fan of Matt LeBlanc, I don’t cringe anymore when I see him)
The BBC Radio adaptation of Twelfth Night (I was listening to it while trying to conquer my migraine).
Added to my TBR list:
Shattered Minds by Laura Lam (via The Illustrated Page)
Eva Sleeps by Francesca Melandri (via Word by Word)
Not A Scientist: How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle Science by Dave Levitan (via We Be Reading)
All Systems Red by Martha Wells (via SFF Book Reviews)
Mind MGMT Vol 1 Matt Kindt
Funny Boy Shyam Selvadurai
A Time to Dance Padma Venkatraman